October 19, 2018
In their quest to build a tool that uses NV centers — atomic-scale impurities in diamonds — to sense the magnetic fields in everything from firing neurons to condensed-matter systems, the pair of PhD candidates from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences have developed a method that can simultaneously detect magnetic fields in various directions.Read More
October 19, 2018
Krissy Lyon, PhD candidate in neuroscience, studies neurotransmitters and aggression.Read More
October 18, 2018
Selkies. Elves. Werewolves. Vampires. Mermaids. Human beings are obsessed with creatures that are a little bit human, a little bit animal, and maybe even a little bit dangerous.Read More
October 11, 2018
Citing their “exceptional creativity,” the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded three GSAS alumni with MacArthur Foundation Fellowships: Clifford Brangwynne, PhD ’07, applied physics; Kristina Olson, PhD ’08, psychology; and... Read More
October 9, 2018
Matt Smith’s life is full of acronyms. “My PI is part of OEB. And my grad program is MCO, which is based in MCB,” Smith recites. This proliferation of acronyms results from two factors: his graduate program, Molecules, Cells and Organism (MCO),... Read More
October 3, 2018
Matthew Hayek, PhD '17 in environmental science and engineering, doesn’t have beef with the cattle industry—he just wants people to understand the environmental impact of the grass-fed burger on the menu at their favorite gastropub.Read More
October 2, 2018
The Harvard Integrated Life Sciences ( HILS ) hosted a welcome dinner for new graduate students as part of the September 2018 GSAS Welcomes events.Read More
September 25, 2018
The Origins of Life Graduate Consortium fosters an interdisciplinary approach across disciplines to answer questions related to the origin of life on Earth and the presence of life on other planets. This summer, the Consortium traveled to... Read More
September 25, 2018
Every year, hundreds of Harvard undergraduates stream into math courses offered by the Department of Mathematics. Whether learning linear algebra or calculus, they can turn to the teaching fellows (TFs), who are the chief instructors for these... Read More
September 25, 2018
As one of the GSAS Welcomes events, the Families Brunch welcomed new students and their partners and children to the Harvard community.Read More