MCDB Events

March 18, 2016
A collaborative project between the Forscher (MCDB) and Kaczmarek (Pharmacology) labs at Yale have revealed the mechanisms by which mutations in the Kv3.3 potassium channel...
March 15, 2016
The Arabidopsis petal is a simple organ that is excellent model for understaning how cell division regulates organogenesis. The Irish lab recently identified a...
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...

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