News from 2019

  • 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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  • 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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