Category: Course Connection

Professional Development Activities Don’t Delay Graduation, Study Shows

Professional Development Activities Don't Delay Graduation, Study Shows

MBL Director of Education Linda Hyman is co-author of a new paper in PLOS Biology  reporting that graduate students who take part in professional development opportunities unrelated to their lab work did not delay their time to graduation or their rate of manuscript publication. One of the institutions that collaborated on the study, University of

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Season Opener: UChicago’s Spring Quarter at MBL Leads Off

Season Opener: UChicago's Spring Quarter at MBL Leads Off

The MBL’s spring and summer educational season has begun! We are excited to see the campus coming alive again, after months of careful planning. On March 21, the season started when 12 University of Chicago undergraduates arrived for their MBL Spring Quarter. This program builds on the success of the inaugural MBL Autumn Quarter – which

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MBL Physiology Students, Faculty Solve Piece of Bacterial Cell Division Puzzle

MBL Physiology Students, Faculty Solve Piece of Bacterial Cell Division Puzzle

Cell division in bacteria is a fundamental and medically important process, but how it works on the molecular level remains enigmatic. Recently, the MBL Physiology course hosted a collaboration that managed to fit an important piece into the puzzle of bacterial cell division. Led by Physiology faculty Ethan Garner of Harvard University, the group’s results

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MBL Alumni Receive HHMI Hanna Gray Awards, Sloan Research Fellowships

MBL Alumni Receive HHMI Hanna Gray Awards, Sloan Research Fellowships

Congratulations to MBL alumni Leah Guthrie and Guillaume Urtecho, two of 21 Hanna Gray Fellows selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in 2020. The Hanna Gray Fellows are exceptional early-career scientists who will each receive up to $1.4 million over four years in support of their research. Guthrie, a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University,

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