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The Congreve Lab

Congreve Lab receives 2018 Rowland Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and Undergraduate Program Award.

February 7, 2018

The Rowland Foundation has awarded the Rowland Institute at Harvard $100,000 for one year to create a program that will provide mentoring and supervisory experience for a postdoctoral fellow and hands-on research experience for an undergraduate research student working with the postdoctoral fellow. 

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RF Haotian Wang and Post Doc Kun Jiang

Wang Lab article published in Nature Catalysis online publication

January 24, 2018

The Wang Lab has developed a copper nanocube catalyst by Cu2+ ion battery cycling method that efficiently converts CO2 into high value hydrocarbon products like ethylene, ethanol and n-propanol. Combining density functional theory simulation on the facet dependence of the initial Carbon-Carbon coupling steps, this work demonstrates a vivid feedback loop between theory and...

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Rowland Institute Visiting Distinguished Scholar - Professor Judith Eisen

Rowland Institute Visiting Distinguished Scholar - Professor Judith Eisen

October 2, 2017

Professor Judith Eisen, Professor of Biology from the Institute of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon, will be visiting the Rowland Institute at Harvard as the Rowland Institute Visiting Distinguished Scholar from October 16 through October 20, 2017. Professor Eisen will be giving a talk, "Developmental interactions between the microbiome and the nervous system", at the Rowland Institute on Thursday, October 19th at 4PM. 

R.S.V.P loving@rowland.harvard.edu

 

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RoLi Lab article published in Nature Methods online publication

RoLi Lab article published in Nature Methods online publication

September 11, 2017

The RoLi Lab has developed a microscope that allows neuroscientists to record the activity of every neuron in a fish brain while the animal is freely swimming and interacting with the world. This work expands the repertoire of natural behaviors that can be studied with cellular resolution calcium imaging, including spatial navigation, social behavior, feeding and reward.

Kim DH, Kim J, Marques JC,...

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Brucker Lab Awarded 2017 Milton Fund

Brucker Lab Awarded 2017 Milton Fund

June 2, 2017
The Brucker lab has been awarded this year’s Milton Fund to study the impact of agrochemicals on honeybee microbiomes. This work will bring a better understanding to the the function of the millions of bacteria that live in animals guts and their ability to detoxify xenobiotic chemicals. Local beekeeping organizations have volunteered to participate in this study of microbiomes in their hives to better understand bee health. For more information contact Dr. Robert Brucker at brucker@rowland.harvard.edu
Rowland Institute Visiting Distinguished  Scholar - Professor Markus Meister

Rowland Institute Visiting Distinguished Scholar - Professor Markus Meister

April 28, 2017

Professor Markus Meister, Ann P. and Benjamin F. Biaggini Professor of Biological Sciences; Executive Officer for Neurobiology from Caltech's Division of Biology and Biological Engineering is visiting the Rowland Institute at Harvard as the Visiting Distingushed Scholar, from May 1st through May 5th, 2017. Professor Meister will be giving a presentation "Neural computation for vision", on Wednesday, May 3rd at 11AM in the Rowland Institute Auditorium. R.S.V.P. loving@rowland.harvard.edu

 

 

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RJF Qimin Quan and Reseach Fellow Feng Liang's Nano Letters Publication

June 14, 2016

Direct tracking of amyloid and Tau dynamics in neuroblastoma cells using nanoplasmonic fiber tip probes

RJF Qimin Quan and Research Fellow Feng Liang in collaboration with Zhongcong Xie's MGH research group advance the efforts against Alzheimers with their break-through measurements of proteins within living cells. See MGH press release.

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