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A Master Regulator for Circadian Gene Expression [O'Shea Lab] - Dec. 20, 2013
Organisms from humans to bacteria utilize endogenous timing mechanisms called ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Cell, Erin O'Shea, publication
What Does it Take to be Sexy? [Murray Lab] - Dec. 4, 2013
There are two answers to this question, the master regulators ...
New Tools Light Up the Intricacies of the Brain [Lichtman Lab] - Nov. 27, 2013
Technologies that can help map the brain and its activity ...
Bacteria Remember the Past when Deciding about the Future [Losick Lab] - Nov. 20, 2013
Bacillus subtilis is a bacterium with many talents. Some cells ...
Introducing the Five MCB Preceptors - Oct. 21, 2013
Preceptors are full-time equivalent faculty who want to teach at ...
Newly Tenured, Nao Uchida Decides on Risk Taking - Oct. 9, 2013
As a postdoctoral researcher at Cold Spring Harbor, Naoshige (Nao ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Naoshige Uchida, Promotion, Tenure
Sriram Srikant and Ann Ran Receive Department Honors - Oct. 4, 2013
Two MCB graduate students, Sriram Srikant (G3, Rachelle Gaudet and ...
Rob Lue on How Online Courses Can Improve Life on Campus - Sept. 24, 2013
Writing in the August 2013 issue of Scientific American, Robert ...
SWR1 [Leschziner Lab] - Sept. 12, 2013
Genome packaging is a universal process in eukaryotes. In the ...
Tom Pollard Will Deliver the 2014 Paul Doty Lecture - Aug. 19, 2013
Professor Tom Pollard will deliver the 2014 Paul Doty Lecture ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Paul Doty Lecture
Four MCB Post-Doctorates Receive Fellowships - Aug. 6, 2013
Four MCB post-doctoral researchers have been awarded post-doctoral fellowships from ...
Morphogen Gradients, Non-Coding RNAs, and Multicolored Fish [Schier Lab] - July 11, 2013
In three papers published in Development, the Schier lab suggests ...
Sharad Ramanathan Receives Tenure - July 8, 2013
The MCB department is pleased to announce the tenure of ...
Outreach Gives High School Students a Harvard Lab Experience - July 4, 2013
One morning before dawn in early April, two dozen high ...
Body Building in E. coli [Berg Lab] - July 2, 2013
Contact with a surface is believed to trigger bacterial swarmer-cell ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Howard Berg, PNAS, publication
Symposium Features Physical Biology Research - July 2, 2013
On Monday, June 10, the annual Engineering and Physical Biology ...
MCB News Tag:  2013
The Life of an Axon [Sanes Lab] - June 24, 2013
Neurons send signals to other neurons along axons. Their growth ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Joshua Sanes, Neuron, publication
Cracking the Temporal Code for Smell using Light [Murthy and Uchida Labs] - June 14, 2013
When we sniff an odor, it is first detected by ...
EPB to Hold Annual Symposium, Monday, June 10 - June 5, 2013
On Monday, June 10, the annual Engineering and Physical Biology ...
Brainbow 2.0 [Lichtman and Sanes Labs] - May 24, 2013
In 2007, the labs of Professors Jeff Lichtman and Josh ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Nature Methods, publication
Eight Undergraduates Receive Awards - May 22, 2013
Eight undergraduates concentrating in Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB), Molecular ...
Carolyn Bertozzi to Deliver 2013 Paul Doty Lecture - May 14, 2013
Professor Carolyn Bertozzi will deliver the 2013 Paul Doty Lecture ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Paul Doty Lecture
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
Hopi Hoekstra Appointed HHMI Investigator - May 9, 2013
The prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has appointed Hopi ...
Michael K. Rosen to Deliver 2013 John T. Edsall Lecture - May 7, 2013
Michael K. Rosen, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, John T. Edsall Lecture
How Does E. coli Segregate Its Sisters without a Spindle? [Kleckner Lab] - April 26, 2013
The E. coli chromosome is a single circular unit which ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Cell, Nancy Kleckner, publication
Working Hard or Hardly Working? [Uchida Lab] - April 15, 2013
How many decisions did you have to make today? From ...
Four MCB Graduate Students Receive NSF Fellowships in 2013 - April 11, 2013
Four first-year MCB graduate students have been awarded prestigious NSF ...
On April 11, Steve McKnight Presents 2013 Bloch Lecture - March 28, 2013
This year’s Bloch Lecture will be given by Steve ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Bloch Lecture
Robert Lue Fills New Faculty Director Position at Bok Center - Feb. 25, 2013
Robert A. Lue, professor of the practice of molecular and ...
Losick Wins Harvard Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching - Feb. 6, 2013
Richard Losick has received Harvard’s 2013 Fannie Cox Prize ...
Nature Video Feature [Engert Lab] - Jan. 25, 2013
MCB News Tags:  2013, Florian Engert, Nature, video