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MCO Outreach Reaches Back for Graduate Students

July 16, 2014

Since 2009, Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) has hosted talented undergraduates from across the United States for a ten-week taste of life as an MCO graduate student. SROH (“ess-roh,” when spoken aloud) is a partnership between Harvard’s GSAS and The Leadership Alliance National Consortium, an organization dedicated to training and mentoring young scholars from ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic groups traditionally...

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Undergraduate Summer Internship at MCO: Gateway to Academic Excellence

January 3, 2013
Carolina Salguero, a native of Bogota, Colombia, is a second year graduate student at Harvard’s MCO (Molecules, Cells & Organisms) training program, a current recipient of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and a co-author of a research article published in the prestigious Nature magazine. Looking back at how she has traveled this far, it is clear to Carolina that the ten weeks she spent as an undergraduate summer intern in Prof. Victoria D’...
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Life Sciences-HHMI Outreach Summer Program 2009

January 1, 2013

One chilly July afternoon, five high school biology teachers were energetically discussing how to design an animation that would best portray the complex process of blood sugar regulation in the human body. Dale Muzzey, a biophysics graduate student and animator, stepped in occasionally to provide guidance on what Macromedia Flash software could and could not do well. With his support they hit upon a workable interactive model. Then the teachers turned their attention to the task of finalizing the content. How much detail would they include? What level high school class would they...

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