Chemical Biology PhD Faculty and Students in the News

Sensing Sound with a Molecular Handshake (Rachelle Gaudet)

The vertebrate inner ear is in charge of transforming mechanical stimuli from sound and head movement into electrical

Strategies Converge on Target in Rare Leukemia

For most cells, more than two copies of the entire genome can be a telltale sign of cancer.

New Insight Gained in Cell Division

Research at Harvard Medical School sheds new light on how chromosomes move apart during cell division, a delicate man

How Do Bacteria Handle Mixed Signals? With Surprising Simplicity

Mixed signals can be confusing, as the Beatles’ refrain has it. But when the signals come from antibiotic drug combinations, cells react in surprisingly simple way.

Rapid Detection of Resistant Tuberculosis, Other Pathogens on the Horizon

 For patients with infectious diseases like tuberculosis, timing is critical.

Guiding Lights

In a scientific first that could shed light on how signals travel in the brain and the effects of learning on neural

Imaging Instruction

Though it was quickly adopted by the scientific community, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics

Bacterial Genes Tell the Tale of an Outbreak’s Evolution

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston have retraced the evolution of an unusual bacter

Tracing Biological Pathways

A new chemical process developed by a team of Harvard researchers may increase the utility of positron emission tomog