MCDB Events

February 24, 2015
Damon Clark has been awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship to support his research program on neuronal networks in the visual system.  The fellowship program honors early-...
February 11, 2015
In an article published Feb 11 in Nature Communications, the Acar lab analyzes how evolutionary mutations in cis-regulatory elements regulate gene networks.  In a tour-de-...
January 25, 2015
Tom Pollard received an award from the National Academy of Science (NAS) for scientific reviewing.  The award was established in 1979 “to recognize authors, whose reviews...
January 22, 2015
The Isaacs Lab in Yale’s MCDB department and Systems Biology Institute published a pair of papers describing new solutions for biocontainment. In one paper, the genomes of E...
January 15, 2015
Undergraduates majoring in MCDB will have new options and flexibility in the major.  The new requirements were formally approved by the Yale College Faculty for the Classes...
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January 8, 2015
In a collaboration between four Yale laboratories, researchers have identified the mechanisms by which the common cold virus (rhinovirus) is regulated by temperature.  Akiko...
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper was at the forefront of computer and programming language development from the 1930s through the 1980s. One of the crowning achievements of her 44-year career was the development of computer languages written in English, rather than mathematical notation — most notably, the common business computing language known as COBOL, which is still in use today.  Hopper's legacy is still honored by the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference.
December 18, 2014
The White House has posted a website with audio stories about women in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) who have contributed to critical advancements in their...

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