MIT Biology News

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September 09, 2016
Announcement
Prof. Matthew Vander Heiden named among 2016 HHMI Faculty Scholars
September 09, 2016
Announcement
Neuroscientist and MIT Bio alum Cori Bargmann, PhD ’87, to head new Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative
September 09, 2016
Announcement
Prof. Laurie Boyer and Colleagues Discover How an Enigmatic Type of RNA Helps to Control Cell Fate
August 08, 2016
Announcement
Prof. Susan Lindquist wins Albany Medical Center Prize
Three pioneering researchers whose work in modern biology has implications for Alzheimer's disease, cancer and other devastating illnesses will share this year's $500,000 Albany Medical Center Prize in Biomedicine and Biomedical Research.
May 05, 2016
Announcement
Prof. Eric Lander Receives Killian Award
May 05, 2016
Announcement
Biology and Ballet: Senior Maiko Kitaoka finds elegance in unexpected places
May 05, 2016
News
Announcement
Professors David Sabatini and Hidde Ploegh elected to the National Academy of Sciences
February 02, 2016
Announcement
Professor Tyler Jacks Receives Killian Award
January 01, 2016
News
Tackling a Global Challenge
With no regard for political boundaries, cancer is an issue of international import and all countries have a stake in defeating the disease. At the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Paula Hammond, the David H. Koch Professor in Engineering and recently-appointed head of MIT's...
December 12, 2015
News
Unexpected results concerning melanoma metastasis and drug resistance
A regulator of gene expression, Bmi1, is known to promote cellular proliferation due to its control of cell cycle genes. However, researchers in the laboratory of KI faculty member Jacqueline Lees have found an unexpected role for Bmi1 in melanoma where it does not drive proliferation. Instead, the...