News from 2019

  • Research

Joshua Sanes Receives Cowan Award for Research on Neural Development

MCB faculty Joshua Sanes is the 2019 recipient of the W. Maxwell Cowan Award for achievement in the study of neural development. The biennial award was established in…

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  • Research

Nick Bellono Receives the New York Stem Cell Foundation’s Robertson Award

  The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) has named MCB faculty Nicholas Bellono as a recipient of the 2019 Robertson Investigator Award. The award provides five years…

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  • Education

MCO Alum Tessa Montague Chosen as 2019 Hanna Gray Fellow by HHMI!

MCO graduate program alum Tessa Montague (Ph.D, ‘18) has been selected as a recipient HHMI’s prestigious Hanna Gray Fellowship. The fellowship provides up to 1.4 million dollars in…

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  • Education

Rachelle Gaudet Honored with Mentoring Award

The student-run organization Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (HGWISE) has named MCB faculty Rachelle Gaudet “Mentor of the Year.” The award recognizes faculty and GSAS alumni…

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  • Research

Matthew Meselson Receives 2019 Future of Life Award

The Future of Life Institute has named MCB faculty Matthew Meselson as the recipient of the 2019 Future of Life Award in recognition of his work on bioweapons…

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  • Research

Nick Bellono Selected as 2019 Searle Scholar

Since 1980, the prestigious Searle Scholars Program has funded early-career scientists who show exceptional promise. MCB faculty Nick Bellono has been selected as one of this year’s 15…

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  • Research

Nick Bellono Chosen As 2019 Sloan Research Fellow

MCB professor Nicholas Bellono has been chosen as a 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Neuroscience. Each year, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awards $70,000 to 126…

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  • Announcement

MCB Professor Wins Top Award

MCB professor Catherine Dulac has won the 2018 Karl Spencer Lashley Award from the American Philosophical Society. The prize, which was named for distinguished neuropsychologist and former Harvard…

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  • 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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