MCDB Events

March 14, 2016
The Imaging Facility on Science Hill was upgraded with the addition of new Zeiss confocal microscopes, including a light sheet microscope.   The Science Hill Imaging facility...
February 22, 2016
Three MCDB faculty, Christine Jacobs-Wagner, Akiko Iwasaki, and Anna Pyle, were elected to the CT Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) in 2016.  CASE is a private, non-...
Cupcake periodic table made by registrar Crystal Adamchek
February 11, 2016
The MCDB faculty gathered in the KBT lobby with pizza and drinks to informally meet MCDB majors and other undergraduates interested in majoring in MCDB.  The departmental...
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January 31, 2016
MCDB has established Committee on Diversity and Professional Climate to support a positive community for all MCDB department members.   The chair, Vivian Irish is supported...
December 1, 2015
The Clark laboratory together with the Fitzgerald laboratory at Harvard has identified that non-canonical computations by neural circuitry can improve motion detection.  This...
December 1, 2015
Expansion of the genetic code with synthetic amino acids has enabled production of proteins with diverse chemistries. However, this technology has been largely restricted to...
December 1, 2015
The importance of large noncoding RNAs in biology is becoming increasingly appreciated.  However, how these RNAs form structures that allow them to function in cells is not...

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