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Talking Biology in the Language of Physics

Talking Biology in the Language of Physics

By Kenrick Vezina “Much of biology is now quantitative,” says Rob Phillips. Unfortunately, biology education often is not. That’s why Phillips, a biophysics professor at Caltech, launched the Physical Biology of the Cell (PBC) course at MBL last summer. A big hit, it will be back this August (application deadline is April 17!) Phillips and

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Kate Criswell, Embryology 2014, Publishes on Skeleton Formation in Little Skate

Kate Criswell, Embryology 2014, Publishes on Skeleton Formation in Little Skate

Kate Criswell EMB2014 @MBLScience describes how axial skeleton forms in the little skate, a cartilaginous fish. https://t.co/NRGjgeUwX8 pic.twitter.com/3ZJrbBsQ5U — Richard Behringer (@rrbehringer) February 3, 2017 Kate Criswell was a graduate student at the University of Chicago when she took the MBL Embryology course. She recently joined the laboratory of MBL Whitman Center Scientist Andrew Gillis

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An Interview with David McClay | The Node

An Interview with David McClay | The Node

David McClay of Duke University discusses his love of marine labs and of genetics, and why the sea urchin is an important model system, in this interview on The Node. A longtime faculty member in the MBL Embryology course, McClay received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Developmental Biology. Read more …

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