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New York Times: "In Pursuit of a Mind Map, Slice by Slice" - Dec. 27, 2010
The work of the Lichtman Lab to map the brain ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Jeff Lichtman
Resolving the Molecular Architecture of Synapses using Light Microscopy - Dec. 17, 2010
Synapses are highly specialized junctions between neurons that are the ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Neuron, publication
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
How to Find Your Homolog Without Losing Your Sister - Dec. 9, 2010
Meiosis is a modified cellular program by which a single ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Cell, Nancy Kleckner, publication
Annual Holiday Gift Drive (until December 15th, 2010) - Dec. 3, 2010
For the sixth year in a row, MCB Building Operations ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, charitable work, Food Drive
MCB in the News: Molecular Animation - Nov. 18, 2010
The molecular animation work of Rob Lue, Professor of the ...
MCB News Tag:  2010
Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive (Monday, November 15, until Friday, November 19, 2010) - Nov. 15, 2010
For the fifth year in a row, MCB Building Operations ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, charitable work, Food Drive
Jack W. Szostak Presents 2010 Bloch Lecture - Nov. 15, 2010
Jack W. Szostak was born in London and raised in ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Bloch Lecture, lecture
Sniffing Out the Odor Code: A Role for Spike Timing - Nov. 3, 2010
How would you describe the smell of fresh baked bread ...
Mice that Smell Light - Oct. 18, 2010
Olfaction is a critical sense for many animals, guiding their ...
The Moving Parts of a Tail-Anchored Protein Sorting Machine - Sept. 20, 2010
Membrane protein targeting is a fundamental problem in cell biology ...
Life Sciences Outreach Focuses on Biodiversity - Sept. 20, 2010
Two high school biology teachers crouched over microscopes in the ...
MCB News Tags:  MCB Outreach Program, 2010
Richard Losick: Getting from HHMI, Giving Back to Mr. Hill - Sept. 9, 2010
With a renewed award from the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical ...
Open House of the Harvard Center for Biological Imaging - Sept. 2, 2010
On September 15th, Harvard's Center for Biological Imaging will ...
MCB News Tag:  2010
Undergraduate Intern Learns in Susan Mango's MCB Lab - Aug. 3, 2010
In a story entitled "Learning in the Labs," the July ...
Exercise, Caloric Restriction Rejuvenate Aging Synapses - Aug. 2, 2010
Harvard researchers have uncovered a mechanism through which caloric restriction ...
Parental Conflicts in the Brain - July 8, 2010
Parents influence the brain development and the behavior of their ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Catherine Dulac, publication
16th Annual Boston Bacterial Meeting to be Held at Science Center June 17-18 - June 4, 2010
The 2010 Boston Bacterial Meeting (BBM) will take place on ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Boston Bacterial Meeting
Susan S. Taylor to Deliver 2010 Paul Doty Lecture - May 20, 2010
Biochemist Susan S. Taylor, recipient of the 2010 FASEB Excellence ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, lecture, Paul Doty Lecture
Philippe Cluzel's Random Walk from Physics to Biology - May 20, 2010
On a bookshelf in his office, MCB Professor of Molecular ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Philippe Cluzel, profile
A Small Molecule Trigger for Biofilm Disassembly - May 7, 2010
A three-way collaboration between the laboratories of Rich Losick in ...
Laboratory Workshops for High School Students - April 20, 2010
April 5th marked the final week for this year’s ...
MCB News Tags:  MCB Outreach Program, 2010
Molecular Mechanics of Hearing and Deafness - April 15, 2010
Our senses are essential for survival and for the exploration ...
April 17th Symposium Explores the Richest Biological Reservoir on Earth: The Microbial World - April 7, 2010
Microbes (including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protists) are ubiquitous on ...
The Chromatin Signature of Pluripotent Cells - March 24, 2010
The genomes of most animals are inactive for hours or ...
William M. Gelbart Receives Genetics Society of America Award - March 4, 2010
William M. Gelbart, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, will ...
Microbial Land Grab! - March 3, 2010
Bacteria have been steadily shedding their former image as amorphous ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Karine Gibbs, profile
Edward O. Wilson to give Prather Lectures April 5, 6, 7 - March 3, 2010
The annual John M. Prather Lectures in Biology will be ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, lecture, Prather Lectures
Modulating the Catalytic Activity of a Protein Phosphatase by Externally-imposed Force - Feb. 19, 2010
There is widespread current interest in the roles of mechanical ...
Predicting Drug Targets by Watching Zebrafish Sleep - Jan. 14, 2010
Many psychiatric drugs were discovered decades ago through serendipity. For ...
Marvels of Bacterial Swarming - Jan. 13, 2010
When grown on a rich medium on agar, many bacteria ...