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guests waiting in line for pizza
August 12, 2019

The Irish Lab hosted the first MCDB/MBB Happy Hour on Friday, August 9 in the new Yale Science Building First Floor Schamis Terrace.  Guests, many in the new building for the...

shirin bahmanyar during a summer workshop for local new haven high school students. photo credit karen king
July 19, 2019

Shirin Bahmanyar was recently interviewed by Kira Heikes of ASCB (American Society for Cell Biology) regarding her science and advocacy for promoting diversity in STEM, both...

jing yan ph d
July 9, 2019

Jing Yan obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois in materials science and engineering at Princeton University, in the Center for the Physics of Biological Function...

image taken from figure 1 of the publication
June 28, 2019

Why does coffee smell like coffee, whether on a San Diego beach or in the middle of Manhattan? Olfactory systems can distinguish incoming odors from backgrounds, even though...

entangled cells of the lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi.  image credit constantin takacs jacobs wagner lab
June 21, 2019

Even after antibiotic treatment, some Lyme disease patients continue to suffer from debilitating arthritis. A new Yale study may explain why. This study — led by the lab of...

craig crews phd
June 17, 2019

Craig M. Crews, recently appointed as the John C. Malone Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, is a renowned scientist who has made important...

ice cream and ben and jerrys cow
June 7, 2019

Members of the MCDB Community convened on the Kroon Courtyard on Friday, June 7, 2019, at the annual Chair’s Spring Fling and Scoop Fest.  Students, Staff and Faculty...