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"Crossfertilization": Life Sciences Outreach Helps High School Teachers Help Us - Dec. 19, 2014
It’s never too soon to start training and recruiting ...
Phi Beta Kappa Announces Harvard Inductees - Dec. 8, 2014
Five undergraduates in concentrations administered by MCB have been chosen ...
Alia Qatarneh receives New England BioLabs' Passion in Science Award - Nov. 26, 2014
MCB's Alia Qatarneh receives New England BioLabs' Passion in ...
Ruth Fong '15 Named Rhodes Scholar - Nov. 25, 2014
Ruth Fong ’15, a computer science concentrator in MCB is ...
Matthew Meselson receives Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Nov. 21, 2014
Geneticist Matthew Meselson, PhD, has received the Double Helix Medal ...
Nine Research Fellowships Awarded for MCB Graduate Students in 2014 - Nov. 5, 2014
Eight MCB graduate students have won fellowships this month to ...
Postdoc Profile: Antje Fischer - Oct. 30, 2014
Antje Fischer never outgrew her childhood desire to be a ...
One Small Tweak Converts a Transporter from a One-way into a Two-way Street [Gaudet Lab] - Oct. 28, 2014
At the heart of our adaptive immune system is the ...
Lis1 [Leschziner Lab] - Oct. 28, 2014
Cytoskeletal motors are molecular machines that “walk” along the filaments ...
Briana Burton Awarded the Fannie Cox Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching - Oct. 16, 2014
Briana Burton, Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, has ...
Jeffrey I. Gordon to Give 2014 Prather Lectures October 29-31 - Oct. 15, 2014
Jeffrey I. Gordon to Give 2014 Prather Lectures October 29-31 ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, Prather Lectures
Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) - Oct. 15, 2014
Now that this year’s summer interns have printed their ...
Ethan Garner Receives NIH New Innovator Award - Oct. 6, 2014
Ethan Garner, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular ...
MCB Faculty Receive Grant Funding through BRAIN Initiative - Oct. 2, 2014
MCB faculty receive funding through BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing ...
Howard Berg Receives International Biophysics Prize - Sept. 30, 2014
Howard Berg, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics and Professor of ...
Harvard Bangalore Science Initiative - Sept. 26, 2014
MCB’s Venkatesh Murthy founded the Initiative in 2007 with ...
Postdoc Profile: Miguel Coelho - Sept. 16, 2014
Growing up in Lisbon, Portugal, Miguel Coelho was a curious ...
MCB 63 Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine - Sept. 3, 2014
The course integrates an introduction to the structure of macromolecules ...
Joan Steitz to Deliver 2015 John T. Edsall Lecture - Sept. 3, 2014
Joan Steitz, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator and ...
David Cox Receives Google Faculty Research Award - Aug. 29, 2014
David Cox, Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular and ...
RNA Remodeling by an Efficient Retroviral Renovator [D'Souza Lab] - Aug. 20, 2014
As anyone who has renovated a home knows, the process ...
Building a Club Sandwich [Sanes Lab] - Aug. 20, 2014
The aim of developmental neurobiology is to learn how the ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, Cell, Joshua Sanes, publication
In Memoriam: The Glowing Career of Woody Hastings - Aug. 8, 2014
Bioluminescence delights children catching fireflies, amazes sailors navigating sparkling seas ...
Partners for Life [Sanes Lab] - Aug. 7, 2014
Neurons form precise relationships with particular synaptic partners and these ...
Inputome of Dopamine and Serotonin Neurons [Uchida Lab] - Aug. 6, 2014
When I told my niece in medical school that I ...
Detection of Target Odors from Mixtures [Murthy Lab] - Aug. 4, 2014
Natural environments are rich with sensory stimuli. To make sense ...
Coupling Transcription and Translation in Eukaryotes [O'Shea Lab] - Aug. 4, 2014
The central dogma of molecular biology proposes that information flows ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, Erin O'Shea, publication
Rescuing Sensory Integration in Mouse Models of Autism [Hensch Lab] - July 31, 2014
Many people with autism display atypical sensory processing, and in ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, Neuron, publication, Takao Hensch
Postdoc Profile: David Gire - July 29, 2014
David Gire paved his path-to-the-postdoc with collaboration and interdisciplinary inspiration ...
Spatial Patterning of Meiotic Crossovers: A Century-old Mystery [Kleckner Lab] - July 25, 2014
Gamete formation for sexual reproduction involves the specialized cellular program ...
Larval Zebrafish on Speed [Engert Lab] - July 24, 2014
When we decide to go down the corridor and get ...
Membrane Protein Insertion [Denic Lab] - July 21, 2014
Membrane protein insertion is a fundamental process in cell biology ...
Get to Know SROH (Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard) - July 16, 2014
Since 2009, Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) has hosted ...
Genetics Society of America Honored Andrea Pauli [Schier Lab] - July 11, 2014
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) has selected Andrea Pauli ...
Probing the Origins of Symbiosis [Murray Lab] - July 4, 2014
We investigated the origins of symbiosis by ecologically engineering brewers ...
Andrew Murray: Magpie, Romantic, HHMI Professor - June 30, 2014
Andrew Murray is one of 15 new Howard Hughes Medical ...
Hopi Hoekstra Named Harvard College Professor - June 26, 2014
Professor Hopi Hoekstra was recently named a Harvard College Professor ...
Seven MCB Post-doctoral Researchers Awarded Post-doctoral Fellowships - June 13, 2014
The MCB department is pleased to announce the fellowships awarded ...
MCB 101 Human Genetics - June 13, 2014
MCB 101 Human Genetics Genomic information is accelerating the discovery ...
Stochastic Organelle Biogenesis [O'Shea Lab] - June 10, 2014
Cells are kind of like little people. Just like we ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, eLife, Erin O'Shea, publication
Murray and Lichtman Elected to National Academy of Sciences - June 6, 2014
MCB Professors Andrew Murray and Jeff Lichtman have been elected ...
Sexually Dimorphic Mammalian Brain Function at the Single Neuron Level [Dulac Lab] - June 3, 2014
Individual neurons distributed across the sensory epithelium of the vomeronasal ...
MCB 60 Cellular Biology and Molecular Medicine - June 2, 2014
MCB 60 Cellular Biology and Molecular Medicine This course provides ...
MCB's Tom Torello Receives Excellence in Teaching Prize - May 30, 2014
Harvard’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter has awarded one of ...
Four Undergraduates Receive Awards - May 27, 2014
Four undergraduates concentrators from Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB), Molecular ...
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle [Dulac Lab] - May 15, 2014
The discovery of neural circuits underlying social behavior is among ...
Two-factor Authentication, Not Just for Gmail [Burton Lab] - May 14, 2014
One way that bacteria communicate with each other is by ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, Briana Burton, PNAS, publication
Invitation to the 2014 Boston Bacterial Meeting - April 30, 2014
For the past 20 years, the annual Boston Bacterial Meeting ...
Alex Schier Receives Mentoring Award - April 28, 2014
Professor Alex Schier has received an Everett Mendelsohn Excellence in ...
Postdoc Profile: Sarah Wacker - April 22, 2014
There’s no such thing as a “typical” postdoc.
EPB to Hold Annual Symposium, Saturday, April 26 - April 18, 2014
On Saturday, April 26, the annual Engineering and Physical Biology ...
New and Improved! Introducing the Revised Undergraduate MCB Concentration - April 15, 2014
The MCB department is announcing some exciting changes to the ...
11th Annual Microbial Sciences Initiative (MSI) Symposium Explores the Richest Biological Reservoir on Earth - April 7, 2014
Microbes (including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protists) are ubiquitous on ...
Look Mom, No Breaks! [Kleckner Lab] - April 4, 2014
Chromosomal regions of identical or nearly identical DNA sequence can ...
Frances Arnold to Deliver 2014 John T. Edsall Lecture - April 4, 2014
Frances Arnold, Ph.D., will deliver the 2014 John T ...
Transparent Thoughts [Engert Lab] - March 19, 2014
How do brains process sensory input and use these to ...
Honoring the 80th Birthday of Prof. Howard C. Berg - March 13, 2014
MCB Announcement On Friday, March 14, 2014 at 3:00 ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, Howard Berg, special seminar
Merck Fellowships Advance Research of Honorees Gibbs and DSouza - March 12, 2014
Karine Gibbs, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, award, fellowship, MCB faculty
On March 6, Marc Kirschner Presents 2014 Bloch Lecture - March 3, 2014
Marc Kirschner is an outstanding cell and developmental biologists whose ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, Bloch Lecture
Jeff Lichtman - Feb. 10, 2014
MCB in The NEWS
New Course: MCB 170 [Laura Magnotti] - Jan. 23, 2014
The brain has evolved a unique but very effective system ...
MCB News Tags:  2014, course, Laura Magnotti, teaching
New Course: MCB 68 [Prof. Ethan Garner and Prof. Jeff Lichtman] - Jan. 21, 2014
MCB 68 explores three fundamental fields of eukaryotic cell biology ...
Catherine Dulac to Deliver Prestigious Harvey Lecture - Jan. 15, 2014
Professor Catherine Dulac will present a Harvey Lecture on Wednesday ...
Moving Like a Toddler [Schier Lab] - Jan. 9, 2014
According to the British embryologist Lewis Wolpert, “it is not ...