Category: Course Connection

Michael Rosbash, Former Embryology Course Faculty, Receives Nobel Prize

Michael Rosbash, Former Embryology Course Faculty, Receives Nobel Prize

Congratulations to Michael Rosbash of Brandeis University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute, who today was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning the molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm. Rosbash, who was on the faculty of the MBL Embryology course in 1976, 1979, 1981, 1983 and 1986 (and who delivered a Friday Evening

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The Inner Ear in Living Color | @m_scheibinger

The Inner Ear in Living Color | @m_scheibinger

Postdoctoral scientist Mirko Scheibinger of Stanford University School of Medicine, a teaching assistant for the MBL Biology of the Inner Ear (BIE) course, has been Tweeting microscopy images from the course, each one more beautiful than the next. The course focuses on the hard-to-access but vital sense organs in the inner ear, which are essential

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My Crash Course in Light Sheet Microscopy

My Crash Course in Light Sheet Microscopy

By Gyasi Alexander A lot like tourists visiting the Caribbean, corals need warm, clear water and just the right amount of light every day — otherwise, they get very stressed out. With too much heat or light, the stress builds up until the coral expels the photosynthetic algae that live inside it, providing both food

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Inventor of Paper “Origami” Microscope Visits Woods Hole, Reaching All Ages

Inventor of Paper “Origami” Microscope Visits Woods Hole, Reaching All Ages

By Diana Kenney Students in the MBL’s advanced research courses are fortunate to have access to a trove of leading-edge, expensive microscopes, many of which are generously on loan to the MBL from commercial vendors. And this year, the Physiology course students also used a microscope that is powerful for its global accessibility: It’s made

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My First Confocal Image Ever (Embryology Course) | @Bugs_and_Slugs

My First Confocal Image Ever (Embryology Course) | @Bugs_and_Slugs

The Embryology course ended on July 17, but the student-generated images keep coming! For more, check out #embryo2017 on Twitter. My 1st confocal image ever. ant Zebrafish embryo w/ Histone 2B-RFP & membrane: lye-citrine RNAs #embryo2017 @zeiss_micro 880 @MBLScience pic.twitter.com/2OfnAT3t1D — Vanessa Knutson (@Bugs_and_Slugs) July 19, 2017