April 2017 News

April 20, 2017
Dr. Sidney Altman, Professor Emeritus of MCDB is the winner of this year’s Lomonosov Gold Medal, for his outstanding contributions in the field of biochemistry of...
April 15, 2017
Without a doubt, McQuaid is truly passionate about cancer research and the public health causes he helps drive on campus. But rather than becoming overly focused on something...
April 13, 2017
This month we launched a new undergraduate interdepartmental major in Neuroscience, jointly run by the Departments of MCDB and Psychology.  Neuroscience aims to understand...
April 13, 2017
Sherlock works on “riboswitches” — a type of gene control device in bacteria made of RNA. The switches she studies are triggered by a toxic molecule called guanidine. Her...
April 12, 2017
Congratulations to MCDB lab students Alexander Epstein (Pollard lab) & Colin Hemez (Isaacs lab)!  Two out of 3 students from Yale who won Goldwater Scholarships!   Please...
April 12, 2017
The Department of MCDB and the Department of Psychology are excited to launch a joint undergraduate Neuroscience Major (NSCI), starting in the  2017-2018 academic year. The...