Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

MCB NEWS TAG: 'SCIENCE'

25 stories listed
Moving Like a Toddler [Schier Lab] - Jan. 9, 2014
According to the British embryologist Lewis Wolpert, “it is not ...
New Tools Light Up the Intricacies of the Brain [Lichtman Lab] - Nov. 27, 2013
Technologies that can help map the brain and its activity ...
Robust Clocks in Growing Bacteria [O'Shea Lab] - May 10, 2013
Living organisms tightly coordinate their physiology with the day and ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Erin O'Shea, publication, Science
Reaction-Diffusion Patterning in Development - April 12, 2012
How do zebras get their stripes and leopards their spots ...
Bacterial Circadian Clocks Tightly Linked to Metabolism - Jan. 25, 2011
Circadian clocks are biological oscillators that help organisms keep track ...
MCB News Tags:  2011, Erin O'Shea, publication, Science
Changing the Culture of Science Education at Research Universities - Jan. 14, 2011
Professors at large research universities have two important responsibilities: generating ...
Removing an Endogenous Prototoxin Restores Vision - Dec. 9, 2010
Much of our behavior reflects the neural circuits sculpted by ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, publication, Science, Takao Hensch
A Small Molecule Trigger for Biofilm Disassembly - May 7, 2010
A three-way collaboration between the laboratories of Rich Losick in ...
Predicting Drug Targets by Watching Zebrafish Sleep - Jan. 14, 2010
Many psychiatric drugs were discovered decades ago through serendipity. For ...
A Role for microRNAs in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Dec. 12, 2009
The great baseball player, Lou Gehrig, gave his name to ...
MCB News Tags:  2009, Joshua Sanes, publication, Science
Geometric Cue for Protein Localization - March 6, 2009
Although bacteria are much more architecturally simple than eukaryotic cells ...
Wnts on the Brain: Requirement of Wnt Signaling in CNS Vasculature Development - Dec. 10, 2008
All tissues in our bodies require blood vessels for oxygen ...
A Neural Code Based on Spike Timing in the Retina - April 2, 2008
The process of vision begins in the retina. This neuronal ...
Multisite Phosphorylation and Circadian Oscillations - Oct. 17, 2007
Michael Rust and Joe Markson, a postdoc and graduate student ...
MCB News Tags:  2007, Erin O'Shea, publication, Science
MicroRNAs and Nodal Signaling - Aug. 31, 2007
Choi et al. developed a technology to block the interaction ...
Regulation of Cyclin-CDK Activity by Inositol Pyrophosphates - April 20, 2007
Lee et al. recently defined a new role for the ...
MCB News Tags:  2007, publication, Science
Ikβ Kinase IKKε Plays Critical Role in Antiviral Innate Immunity - March 5, 2007
Previous work from our lab identified two functionally redundant kinases ...
MCB News Tags:  2007, publication, Science, Tom Maniatis
Switching off a Cell Cycle Checkpoint - Aug. 7, 2006
Cell cycle checkpoints are surveillance mechanisms that ensure the ordered ...
A New Function and Mechanism for MicroRNAs - Feb. 21, 2006
Research by Antonio Giraldez, Alex Schier, and their collaborators now ...
Human Embryonic Stem Cells Can Reprogram Adult Somatic Nuclei - Aug. 26, 2005
To test whether Human Embryonic Stem (hES) cells could reprogram ...
Mammalian SAD Kinases Are Required for Neuronal Polarization - Feb. 11, 2005
A recent study by Kishi et al. shows how research ...
MCB News Tags:  2005, Joshua Sanes, publication, Science
Faithful Chromosome Segregation - Jan. 19, 2005
Errors in chromosome segregation lead to disease and death. To ...