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David Cox Seeks Order in the Chaos of Fleeting Images - Nov. 18, 2012
If you wanted to learn how a car works, you ...
Karine Gibbs Wins Coveted Packard Foundation Fellowship - Oct. 19, 2012
Karine Gibbs has been awarded a prestigious Packard Foundation Fellowship ...
Ethan Garner Tracks the Hidden Dynamics of Life - Aug. 31, 2012
Ethan Garner, a new assistant professor in the Molecular and ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Ethan Garner, MCB faculty, profile
New Course: MCB 157 [Prof. Craig P. Hunter] - Aug. 30, 2012
MCB 157: Developmental Genetics and Genomics is the reincarnation of ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, class, course, Craig Hunter, MCB 157
New Course: MCB 121 [Prof. Karine A. Gibbs] - Aug. 30, 2012
Microbiologists, by nature, are both generalists and specialists-- we study ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, class, course, Karine Gibbs, MCB 121
RNAi on the Menu [Hunter Lab] - Aug. 28, 2012
What if your lunch could tell your body to shut ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Craig Hunter, Molecular Cell
Prof. Erin O'Shea's Zambo Keeps On Winning - Aug. 22, 2012
Last year, we wrote about MCB Professor Erin O’Shea ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Dog, Erin O'Shea, Zambo
No Blind Mice [Meister- and Sanes Labs] - Aug. 16, 2012
What does the eye tell the brain? Two very different ...
Two MCO Students Win HHMI International Fellowships - Aug. 3, 2012
Two MCB graduate students, Guo-Liang “Chewie” Chew (rising G3, Schier ...
It's Not You, It's Me [Sanes Lab] - July 30, 2012
Neurons in the brain extend elaborately branched dendrites that receive ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Joshua Sanes, Nature, publication
Good Noise, Bad Noise [Uchida Lab] - July 18, 2012
Biological systems are inherently noisy: they contain randomness beyond an ...
Predicting Bacteria's Response to Multidrug Treatment [Cluzel Lab] - July 10, 2012
Severe microbial infections, such as tuberculosis and MRSA, often require ...
Volume Control at the Synapse [Murthy Lab] - June 22, 2012
You can't miss it in the news these days ...
The Inputome of Dopamine Neurons Identified [Uchida Lab] - June 7, 2012
A central goal in neuroscience is to understand how diverse ...
Study Suggests Neural Wiring Peaks at Birth and Then it's All Downhill from There [Lichtman Lab] - June 7, 2012
The goal of this study was to investigate the pattern ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Jeff Lichtman, Neuron, publication
Susan Foster, Our Harvard Hero - June 6, 2012
Susan Foster, executive director of the MCB Department, received a ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, awards, Harvard Heroes
12 Undergraduates Receive Awards - May 31, 2012
Twelve undergraduates concentrating in either Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB ...
Cynthia Kenyon to Deliver 2012 Paul Doty Lecture - May 29, 2012
Cynthia Kenyon, American Cancer Society Research Professor and director of ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Paul Doty Lecture
Fish in the Matrix: Motor Learning in a Virtual World - May 11, 2012
There are two fundamentally different forms of sensory information that ...
More Tricks in Bacterial Chemotaxis - April 17, 2012
The bacteriumEscherichia colidecides whether life is getting better or worse ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Howard Berg, Nature, publication
Svante Pääbo to Give 2012 Prather Lectures April 26, 27, 28, 2012 - April 15, 2012
The annual John M. Prather Lectures in Biology will be ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, lecture, Prather Lectures
Reaction-Diffusion Patterning in Development - April 12, 2012
How do zebras get their stripes and leopards their spots ...
EPB Symposium to be Held April 21, 2012 - April 10, 2012
On Saturday, April 21, the second Engineering and Physical Biology ...
Ron Vale to Deliver 2012 John T. Edsall Lecture - April 9, 2012
Ron Vale,Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigatorand Professor of Cellular ...
Spreading the Wealth in the Retina - March 22, 2012
The retina is a lot more complicated than a simple ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Joshua Sanes, Nature, publication
Itay Budin Receives Weintraub Award for Outstanding Graduate Research - March 5, 2012
Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate student Itay Budin has received ...
Taking Microscopy to the Limit -- and Beyond - Feb. 15, 2012
Even with the most powerful optical microscopes, biologists who study ...
Dissecting Computation in the Dopamine Reward Circuit - Jan. 18, 2012
In 1954, Olds and Milner discovered that direct, electrical stimulation ...
Keeping the Faith: The Final Act of Stopping Careless Cells - Jan. 3, 2012
Faithful chromosome segregation during cell division keeps cells alive and ...