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Andy McMahon Receives Javits Award - Dec. 22, 2004
The award recognizes ten years of peer reviewed, NINS-funded research ...
High School Teachers Develop Immunology Materials - Dec. 16, 2004
Focusing this year on immunology and infectious disease, the third ...
MCB News Tags:  MCB Outreach Program, 2004
FlyBase: Sharing the Drosophila Genome - Dec. 14, 2004
Research with fruit flies, particularly a species known as Drosophila ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, FlyBase, William Gelbart
Setting Up the Francis Lab - Nov. 29, 2004
The metamorphosis from postdoc to principal investigator is one of ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Nicole Francis, profile
Erin O'Shea to Join MCB Faculty - Nov. 18, 2004
Erin O'Shea, an internationally renowned cell and systems biologist ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Erin O'Shea
Axon Branch Removal at Developing Synapses by Axosome Shedding - Nov. 18, 2004
This work (Neuron 2004, 44:651-661) decides a question that ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Jeff Lichtman, Neuron, publication
Tom Maniatis: Gene Expression, Cloning and Beyond - Nov. 16, 2004
It was July 1976 and Tom Maniatis—long-haired and Birkenstocked ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, profile, Tom Maniatis
Alex Schier to Join MCB Faculty - Oct. 29, 2004
We are very pleased to announce that Alex Schier has ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Alexander Schier
A Weekend on the Cape: Science, Sports and a Clambake - Oct. 27, 2004
Nearly everything about MCB’s 2004 Research Retreat was new ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, MCB Research Retreat
"The Great Brain Debate", a new book by John Dowling - Oct. 25, 2004
How much of our behavior is determined by our genes ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, book, John Dowling
Meselson Wins Lasker Award - Oct. 12, 2004
Matthew Meselson, a Harvard molecular biologist whose famous experiment substantiated ...
Biology Goes to the Movies - Sept. 21, 2004
Writer-director Cheryl Vaughan sits at the lab bench, fine tuning ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, undergraduate education
Genomic Analysis of Sporulation in Bacillus Subtilis - Sept. 21, 2004
A fundamental challenge in the field of development is to ...
Symposium to Honor Howard Berg - Sept. 20, 2004
In order to honor the scientific career of Howard C ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Howard Berg, symposium
High School Teachers Create Multimedia Teaching Tools - Sept. 17, 2004
The MCB-HHMI Outreach Program, cosponsored by the department and the ...
MCB News Tags:  MCB Outreach Program, 2004
Do Chromosomes Work through Stress? - Aug. 25, 2004
A paper in the August 24 issue of Proceedings of ...
Mathematical Models of Robustness in Development - Aug. 12, 2004
A paper by Nicholas Ingolia in the June 15, 2004 ...
Completing the Circuit at the Center for Brain Science - Aug. 12, 2004
Harvard University launches the Center for Brain Science, with MCB ...
Andrew Murray New MCB Chair - Aug. 6, 2004
As a scientist, Andrew Murray, Professor of Molecular and Cellular ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Andrew Murray, MCB Chair
Finding a Presynaptic Organizer That Makes the Brain Functional - July 22, 2004
Neurons analyze and transmit information in the brain. Information is ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Cell, Joshua Sanes, publication
Straight Talk on a Slippery Subject - July 22, 2004
To Axel Nohturfft of Harvard’s Department of Molecular and ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Axel Nohturfft, profile
Jack Strominger Receives 2004 ASBMB-Merck Award - July 16, 2004
Jack L. Strominger, Higgins Professor of Biochemistry in MCB, is ...
Teaching Tomorrow's Biology Today - June 16, 2004
Bio Sci 50 and MCB 100 are not your father ...
New Light on Crossover Differentiation - June 16, 2004
A paper just published from the Kleckner lab in Cell ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Cell, Nancy Kleckner, publication
Matthew Michael Promoted to Associate Professor - June 7, 2004
Matthew Michael has been named Associate Professor of Molecular and ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Matthew Michael
Doug Melton to Lead Life Sciences Council - June 7, 2004
In his role as Chair of the Faculty of Arts ...
Development Study Finds Potential Signaling Code for Certain Facial Features - May 27, 2004
Researchers in the lab of MCB department chair Andrew McMahon ...
Merck Genome-Related Research Awards Announced - May 24, 2004
"We at Merck are happy and proud to be associated ...
Rachelle Gaudet Recipient of 2004 McKnight Scholar Award - May 20, 2004
Rachelle Gaudet, Assistant Professor at Harvard University in the Department ...
Catherine Dulac Elected to Membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - May 12, 2004
Citing her outstanding research on the identity of essential signaling ...
The In Vivo Contribution of Adult Stem Cells to Organ Maintenance and Repair - May 7, 2004
A paper from the Melton group (Dor, Brown, Martinez, and ...
Howard Berg: Studies on E. Coli in Motion - May 6, 2004
The Bacterial Movie Theater of Professor Howard Berg shows nothing ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Howard Berg, motion studies
Stem Cell Institute Holds Inaugural Symposium - May 3, 2004
A new institute designed to advance stem cell research held ...
Bloch Lecture Looks to Evolutionary Past and Biomedical Future - May 3, 2004
"Understanding how RNA molecules carry out chemical reactions may help ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Bloch Lecture, lecture
Harvard University Announces New Stem Cell Institute - April 23, 2004
A new center established to advance stem-cell research was announced ...
Thomas Jessell to give Prather Lectures April 21, 22, 23 - April 20, 2004
The annual John M. Prather Lectures in Biology will showcase ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, lecture, Prather Lectures
Collaboration Is Key to Stem Cell Line Development - April 15, 2004
The story of how the new cells were derived is ...
Craig Hunter Receives Tenure - April 14, 2004
Craig Hunter has been named a Professor of Molecular and ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Craig Hunter, profile
April 17 Symposium to Showcase Microbial World's Rich Diversity - April 14, 2004
The field of microbiology, pulsing with new excitement, has become ...
First Jeffries Wyman Fellow Selected - April 7, 2004
Xiangshu Jin, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Rachelle ...
Sanes and Lichtman Bring Unique Synergism to MCB and to Center for Brain Science - April 6, 2004
Joshua R. Sanes (left) and Jeff W. Lichtman (right), senior ...
Doug Melton Releases New Stem Cell Lines - April 2, 2004
MCB Professor Doug Melton has produced 17 new human embryonic ...
High School Students Experience "Discovery Biology" Firsthand - April 1, 2004
Nearly 500 high school biology students are participating in the ...
Lawrence Bogorad Passes Away - Jan. 8, 2004
Lawrence Bogorad, Maria Moors Cabot professor of biology emeritus, died ...