Author: Diana Kenney

Atlas unveils RNA-editing Korro Bio helmed by Nessan Bermingham

Atlas unveils RNA-editing Korro Bio helmed by Nessan Bermingham

By Amirah Al Idrus Nearly two years ago, Nessan Bermingham, Ph.D., handed the reins of Intellia Therapeutics over to John Leonard, M.D., the R&D chief who had built the company alongside him. After a break, he landed at Atlas Venture, the VC firm that helped launch Intellia in 2014 and that is now debuting Korro Bio, Bermingham’s latest

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“The Most Beautiful Experiment of the Year” | @NavishWadhwa

"The Most Beautiful Experiment of the Year" | @NavishWadhwa

In this Twitter thread, Navish Wadhwa of Harvard tells a wonderful story of scientific discovery, including crucial assistance at just the right time from Rob Phillips of CalTech, whom Navish met in the MBL Physiology course. Wadhwa’s paper recently received the Meselson Prize for “the most beautiful experiment of the year,” given annually by Harvard’s

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A Bootcamp in Working Hard + Enjoying Woods Hole | UChicago Division of Biological Sciences

A Bootcamp in Working Hard + Enjoying Woods Hole  | UChicago Division of Biological Sciences

That rumble of excited conversation on campus last week was the sound of 102 University of Chicago graduate students engaged in a boot camp on quantitative and professional skills for biological scientists. First-year students in the Division of Biological Sciences participated in the QBio@MBL Bootcamp, working hard while having time to explore the magnificent natural

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Of Medicine and Marshes: UChicago Video to Feature MBL Collaborations

Of Medicine and Marshes: UChicago Video to Feature MBL Collaborations

By Diana Kenney A team from UChicago Medicine is in the midst of making a video about research collaborations between MBL’s Mitchell Sogin and UChicago’s Eugene Chang, an expert on host-microbe interactions in the human digestive tract and related diseases. Sogin is an innovator in identifying microbial populations — whether they be from the ocean

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Jack Levin, Frederik Bang Receive Golden Goose Award for High-Impact Basic Research

Jack Levin,  Frederik Bang Receive Golden Goose Award for High-Impact Basic Research

When Jack Levin and Frederik Bang studied blood clotting in the horseshoe crab at the MBL in the 1960s, they had no idea their research would eventually lead to the development and commercialization of a globally used test for detecting bacterial contamination in medical settings. In recognition of their unexpected and extraordinary contribution to society,

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Grand Central Station Inside a Crustacean! | @OMIBS_MBL

Grand Central Station Inside a Crustacean! | @OMIBS_MBL

Peering inside marine organisms with high-powered microscopes: The students in Optical Microscopy and Imaging in the Biomedical Sciences are amazed! Absolutely gorgeous movie of a crustacean (we think) captured with phase contrast! Looks like a grand central station inside it! @MBLScience @zeiss_micro pic.twitter.com/Q8byurJAFJ — Optical Microscopy (@OMIBS_MBL) August 22, 2019