News from 2014

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POSTDOC PROFILE: SARAH WACKER [LOSICK LAB]

There’s no such thing as a “typical” postdoc. Sarah Anne Wacker grew up in a small Minnesotan town an hour outside Fargo, ND. In high school, a hands-on…

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DAVID COX SEEKS ORDER IN THE CHAOS OF FLEETING IMAGES

If you wanted to learn how a car works, you could look at that marvel of hybrid engineering, the Toyota Prius. But you might learn more fundamentals about…

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ETHAN GARNER TRACKS THE HIDDEN DYNAMICS OF LIFE

Ethan Garner, a new assistant professor in the Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) department, watches how bacteria grow and divide at a single molecule level. Using a mix…

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HOPI HOEKSTRA’S MOLECULAR APPROACH TO EVOLUTION

Hopi Hoekstra The three heads on the wall of Hopi Hoekstra’s office belong to the same species of blesboks, a South African antelope with a characteristic blaze on…

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MCB’S RACHELLE GAUDET RECEIVES TENURE

Rachelle Gaudet The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Rachelle Gaudet has received tenure at Harvard University. Gaudet first came to…

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PHILIPPE CLUZEL’S RANDOM WALK FROM PHYSICS TO BIOLOGY

Philippe Cluzel On a bookshelf in his office, MCB Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Philippe Cluzel keeps several beautifully bound leather tomes from his parents’ antiquarian bookstore…

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MICROBIAL LAND GRAB!

Bacteria have been steadily shedding their former image as amorphous sacks of protein with simplistic, individualistic life styles, and one of the newest surprises is that these complex…

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AFTER MUCH TRAVEL, NEW PROFESSOR ALIGHTS IN CAMBRIDGE

  Vlad Denic has been around. He's lived in Belgrade and Baghdad. He went to college in New Zealand and did his graduate work in San Francisco. At…

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THE FOUR PHASES OF RICHARD LOSICK’S MICROBIAL CAREER

Richard Losick A lot has changed since microbiologist Richard Losick came to Harvard University as a Junior Fellow in 1968. He is now a renowned Harvard College Professor,…

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ANDRES LESCHZINER: LOOKING AT FLEXIBILITY OF MACROMOLECULES

Andres Leschziner What type of research might appeal to a young scientist whose interests span the elegance of chemistry and the excitement of biology? For Andres Leschziner, structural…

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