Functional Genomics Core, Mission: Impossible Experiments

Jan 30, 2018

Since 1600, the search for a needle in a haystack has symbolized a quixotic waste of time—looking for something very small in a too-large space.  Technology has come a long way since the 17th...

Student Profile: Stephen Yao’s Guide to Rocking Undergraduate Research

Jan 30, 2018

Stephen Yao is a fly guy.  A Drosophila melanogaster guy, to be exact.  Working in MCB Professor Daniela Zarnescu’s lab for nearly four years as an undergraduate, Yao has learned a lot...

MCB Heads to the Stars with Astrobiologist Dr. Betul Kacar

Nov 15, 2017

If you ask Dr. Betul Kacar, humanity is on the verge of developing the tools to detect life on distant planets remotely. As an astrobiologist who studies the origins of life (on Earth), she is on a...

MCB Fall 2017 Outstanding Senior: Elizabeth To Tien Vuong

Nov 15, 2017

Congratulations to Elizabeth To Tien Vuong, MCB’s Outstanding Senior for Fall 2017! The community-minded Liz is known not only for her academic excellence but also for her work to engage fellow MCB...