News from 2017

  • Announcement

Professor Matthew Meselson Receives Honorary Degree from Rockefeller University

"Matthew Meselson is being recognized for insights that laid the groundwork for the study of DNA replication, recombination, restriction, and repair. With his colleagues, Meselson demonstrated how DNA…

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  • Research

Meselson Featured in Conversations in Genetics Video Series

MCB faculty member and Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences Matthew Meselson was recently interviewed for the Genetics Society of America's (GSA) Conversations in Genetics series. In the video Meselson,…

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  • Archive

FINDING OF SEXUAL REPRODUCTION IN BDELLOID ROTIFERS REMOVES WHAT HAD BEEN A PROBLEM FOR EVOLUTIONARY THEORY [MESELSON LAB]

(l to r) Matthew Meselson, Ana Signorovitch, and Eugene Gladyshev; (Jae Hur not shown) Nearly all species of animals and plants reproduce sexually, either exclusively or alternating with…

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  • Archive

MUSIC HONORING RENOWNED MESELSON-STAHL EXPERIMENT PREMIERES APRIL 10, 2015 SOLD OUT

  The world premiere of "Helix Spirals,” a composition for string quartet composed by Augusta Read Thomas, will be performed in the John Knowles Paine Concert Hall beginning…

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  • Archive

MATTHEW MESELSON RECEIVES DOUBLE HELIX MEDAL FROM COLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY

James Watson (l) and Matt Meselson Geneticist Matthew Meselson, PhD, has received the Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for “extraordinary contributions to molecular biology and…

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  • Archive

NEW COURSE: MCB 162 [PROF. MATTHEW MESELSON AND PROF. JAMES MALLET]

This course attempts to connect the frontier of current research to its history and conceptual background. The course meets formally twice a week, and fosters lively class participation.…

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  • Archive

MCB AWARDS 2009 PERALTA AND MESELSON PRIZES TO NATALIE FUNK AND ITAY BUDIN

(l-r) Natalie Funk, Markus Meister, and Catherine Dulac   (l-r) Itay Budin and Markus Meister Two MCB graduate students were recognized for their academic achievement at MCB's 2009…

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  • Archive

MATTHEW MESELSON’S “BEAUTIFUL EXPERIMENT” TURNS FIFTY

Matthew Meselson Fifty years ago, Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl - a Caltech grad student and post-doc, respectively - published an experiment in which they proved that DNA…

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  • Archive

MESELSON WINS LASKER AWARD

Matthew Meselson(PhotoBureau, Inc./Joe Vericker) Matthew Meselson, a Harvard molecular biologist whose famous experiment substantiated the newly discovered double-helix structure of DNA and who prompted the United States to…

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