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Harvard Students Promote Latinx Outreach - Aug. 12, 2016
With support from two leading Latinx* organizations, MCO students Gonzalo ...
Deciphering Protein Interfaces that Help Wire the Brain [Gaudet Lab] - Aug. 9, 2016
In our new study just published in eLife in collaboration ...
Reconstruction of Genetically Identified Neurons Imaged by Serial-Section Electron Microscopy [Sanes and Lichtman Labs] - July 22, 2016
A new pipeline of electron microscopy techniques reduces the time ...
Graduate Student Initiatives: Science Club Latin America - June 30, 2016
Despite the worldwide proliferation of STEM careers, Latin Americans remain ...
Neurobiology in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Harvard: A Personal View - June 23, 2016
John Dowling writes a personal perspective on the history of ...
HCBI Director Wins Harvard Hero Award - June 21, 2016
Douglas Richardson, the Director of Imaging for the Harvard Center ...
Turning Up the Heat on Protein Folding by Turning Down Heat Shock Factor [Denic Lab] - June 17, 2016
In our paper, we began by asking why are cells ...
CRISPR Cell Lineages [Schier Lab] - June 13, 2016
Three publications from the Schier lab to talk about CRISPR ...
Annual Boston Bacterial Meeting to be Held at MIT June 14-15 - June 2, 2016
Registration is open for the 2016 Boston Bacterial Meeting! For ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, BBM, Boston Bacterial Meeting
Commencement 2016: MCB Concentrators Receive Thesis Awards - May 25, 2016
Two MCB concentrators received prizes for their theses this year ...
MCB Student to Give Harvard Commencement Speech - May 25, 2016
Jiang He, a graduate student from the Zhuang Research Lab ...
Commencement 2016: Neurobiology Concentrators Receive Thesis Awards - May 24, 2016
Two Neurobiology concentrators were awarded prizes for their theses this ...
Undergraduate Initiatives: HealthPALs - May 19, 2016
At freshman orientation in 2012, MCB concentrator Jack Huang ’16 ...
MCO Students Take the Helm of Journal of Emerging Investigators - May 17, 2016
The JEI is an online, open-access journal founded and run ...
MCO Student Finds Career Path through Outreach - May 17, 2016
MCO graduate student Christina Saak of the Gibbs Lab loves ...
MCB's Catherine Dulac Inducted into National Academy of Sciences - May 13, 2016
Elected at last year’s annual meeting, Catherine Dulac was ...
Persistence Rewarded [Berg Lab] - May 10, 2016
I have been intrigued by bacterial flagellar motors since 1973 ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, Howard Berg, PNAS, publication
MCB Professor John Dowling Publishes Visionary Book - April 29, 2016
MCB Research Professor of Neurosciences John E. Dowling has published ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, book, John Dowling, publication
Undergraduate Initiatives: Dreamporte - April 26, 2016
“In my experience,” says Murthy-lab member Matt McGill (Neurobiology ’17 ...
MCB Lecturer Receives Q Award - April 26, 2016
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies and MCB lecturer Martin Samuels ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, MCB lecturer, teaching award
Follow Your Nose..... but Not Always [Murthy Lab] - April 21, 2016
Animals balance efficiency and flexibility during natural behavior to make ...
EPB to Hold Annual Symposium, Saturday April 30 - April 20, 2016
The PhD Track in Engineering and Physical Biology (EPB) invites ...
On April 29, Denis Duboule Presents 2016 Bloch Lecture - April 19, 2016
This year’s Bloch Lecture will be given by Denis ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, Bloch Lecture
Undergraduate Initiatives: Alzheimer's Buddies - April 18, 2016
Since 2011, Harvard College Alzheimer’s Buddies (HCAB) has paired ...
Two MCB Postdocs Receive Certificates of Distinction in Teaching - April 15, 2016
Two MCB Postdocs Receive Certificates of Distinction in Teaching
MCO Students Receive Certificates of Distinction in Teaching - April 14, 2016
Congratulations to the recipients of the Bok Center’s Certificate ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, graduate student award, mco
Middle School Students Become Scientists for a Day in MCB - April 4, 2016
On March 24th students from Mott Hall Bridges Academy (MHBA ...
13th Annual Microbial Sciences Initiative (MSI) Symposium on Saturday, April 16, 2016 - April 4, 2016
On Saturday, April 16th, eight prominent microbial scientists hailing from ...
MCO Student will Speak at 2016 Harvard Horizons Symposium - March 31, 2016
MCO student Carolina Salguero from the D'Souza lab will ...
Visualizing Synaptic Networks in the Visual Thalamus [Lichtman Lab] - March 25, 2016
In vertebrate nervous systems, vast interconnected networks of neurons underlie ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, Cell, Jeff Lichtman, publication
Young Chefs: MCO Student Offers Science through Sustenance - March 11, 2016
Vayu Maini Rekdal, a first year PhD student in the ...
Toward the Next Generation of Graduate Programs [Fanuel Muindi] - March 10, 2016
The current landscape of graduate training in the biosciences is ...
Susan Gasser to Deliver 2016 John T. Edsall Lecture - March 8, 2016
This year’s Edsall lecture will be delivered by Professor ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, John T. Edsall Lecture
Evolutionary Biology Professor Pursues Science and Song [Cassandra Extavour] - Feb. 29, 2016
Cassandra Extavour may be the only professor in the Department ...
Undergraduate Initiatives: Science Theater with Sean Hardy - Feb. 18, 2016
“Often people tell me I’m doing two disparate things ...
Dopamine: A Shatterproof Signal for Learning [Uchida Lab] - Feb. 8, 2016
When an outcome is better than expected, dopamine neurons increase ...
MCB PhD Graduate Will Deliver Larry Katz Memorial Lecture - Feb. 4, 2016
Neir Eshel, a recent PhD graduate from the Uchida Lab ...
Calculating Time to Collision [Engert Lab] - Feb. 3, 2016
To avoid injury, most organisms react reflexively to the approach ...
Nancy Kleckner Honored with 2016 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal - Jan. 27, 2016
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) has awarded Nancy Kleckner ...
Jane Lubchenco to Give 2016 Prather Lectures on February 8 and 9 - Jan. 25, 2016
The annual John M. Prather Lectures in Biology will be ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, Prather Lectures
MCB Welcomes Three Preceptors - Jan. 15, 2016
MCB is pleased to welcome three new preceptors to the ...
How the Serotonin System Influences Sensory Processing [Murthy Lab] - Jan. 12, 2016
In our recent study, appearing in Nature Neuroscience, we set ...
Postdoc Profile: Yoh Isogai [Dulac Lab] - Jan. 8, 2016
“It was never difficult for me to envision a career ...
Shining the Laser-light on Tissue Clearing at the Harvard Center for Biological Imaging - Jan. 5, 2016
Harvard Center for Biological Imaging (HCBI) hosted its inaugural three-day ...
David Cox's Popular HarvardX Course, Fundamentals of Neuroscience - Jan. 4, 2016
The Harvard Gazette writes about David Cox's popular HarvardX ...
MCB News Tags:  2016, David Cox, education, HarvardX