News from 2018

  • Research

Gibbs Awarded Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research Funding

MCB professor Karine Gibbs and OEB professor Colleen Cavanaugh have teamed up to investigate what happens when a human-gut-dwelling microbe “goes rogue”. Their project is one of five…

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  • Research

MCB Professor Wins Sackler Prize

MCB Professor Takao K. Hensch, who researches brain development with Harvard’s Center for Brain Science and Children’s Hospital Boston, has won the biannual Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize…

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  • Education

FORMER MEMBER OF UCHIDA LAB WINS SCIENCE & SCILIFELAB PRIZE FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS

Neir Eshel, an MD-PhD graduate from Harvard Medical School and a former member of the Uchida Lab, was named the grand prize winner of an essay contest sponsored…

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  • Research

JOHN DOWLING NAMED DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY

John E. Dowling, Ph.D., the Gordon and Llura Gund Research Professor of Neurosciences at Harvard University and Professor of Ophthalmology (Neuroscience) at Harvard Medical School, has been named…

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  • Research

MCB’S CATHERINE DULAC INDUCTED INTO NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Elected at last year’s annual meeting, Catherine Dulac was inducted into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) at the Academy’s 153rd annual meeting this April. She is the…

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  • Research

NANCY KLECKNER HONORED WITH 2016 THOMAS HUNT MORGAN MEDAL

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) has awarded Nancy Kleckner, the Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, the 2016 Thomas…

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  • Archive

MCB GRADUATE STUDENT WINS BOK AWARD FOR TEACHING [O’SHEA LAB]

(l to r) Vlad Denic, Briana Burton, Alicia Darnell, and Alex Schier Alicia Darnell, a graduate student from the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and a member…

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  • Archive

MCB PROFESSOR WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD [HOPI HOEKSTRA]

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is pleased to announce that Professor Hopi E. Hoekstra of MCB and the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology has won…

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