The 2017 MCDB Retreat was a great success!

MCDB Retreat attendees - group photo
November 8, 2017

The 2017 MCDB retreat at Woods Hole was a great success, with stellar science talks, professional poster presentations, good-natured lab Olympics, and perfect fall weather!  Thanks to our organizers, Yannick Jacob, Nadya Dimitrova, and Josien van Wolfswinkel, for putting together a great program, and thanks to our second year students for organizing a wonderful evening of theatrics and fun. Thanks also to our MCDB business office staff for all their behind the scenes help to make the event a great success.

Congratulations to graduate students Paul Muir, Molly Scott, Rachel Zwick, and postdocs Brian Jones, Maria Fernanda Forni, and Chin-Mei Lee for winning poster prizes!

Congratulations to the Chemical Biology team for winning the lab Olympics!

Congratulations to the Neurobiology team for winning the costume prize!

For photos of the hijinx visit our photo gallery on