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The Broad Institute
Sciences Division

Harvard, MIT Win Major Victory in CRISPR Patent Dispute

A federal appeals court ruled that the Broad Institute holds patent rights to the gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.

Christopher W. Stubbs
Sciences Division

Christopher W. Stubbs

Physics and Astronomy professor Christopher W. Stubbs will assume the role of interim dean of science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on July 1.

Christopher Stubbs
Sciences Division

Christopher Stubbs

Physics and Astronomy professor Christopher W. Stubbs will assume the role of interim dean of science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences on July 1.

Christopher Stubbs
Sciences Division

Christopher Stubbs Appointed Interim Dean of Science in FAS

Stubbs will be the second ever administrator in the role. His predecessor, Geophysics professor Jeremy Bloxham, became the inaugural holder of the position in 2007.

The Broad Institute
Research

Harvard Researchers Trace Embryo Development

Harvard researchers—using zebrafish and frog embryos as models—have traced the process by which a single cell builds a complete organism.

Unionization High Chart
Features

Polling Shows Strong Union Support Among Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences Students

Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences students were much more likely to vote to unionize in Harvard’s election last week than were Sciences and Engineering and Applied Sciences students.

Faculty Meeting
FAS

New FAS Policy Restricts Professors’ Ability to Hold Public Service Positions

Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.

Cora Dvorkin
Sciences Division

Physics Prof. Dvorkin Named 2018 Harvard Scientist of the Year

Assistant Physics professor Cora Dvorkin was named the 2018 Harvard Scientist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations last month.

Chemistry Professor Aspuru-Guzik
FAS

Chemistry Professor Aspuru-Guzik to Leave Harvard

Chemistry Professor Alán Aspuru-Guzik will leave Harvard to join the faculty of the University of Toronto this summer.

University Hall
Sciences Division

Bloxham To Step Down as Dean of Science

Bloxham, who studies how planets generate magnetic fields, was first appointed FAS divisional dean for physical sciences in Aug. 2006.

FAS

Sciences Faculty Remember Stephen Hawking

Hawking, who died last Wednesday at the age of 76, was a renowned English theoretical physicist and cosmologist.

George Church: Wild Biotech
Sciences Division

Harvard Researchers Link Personal Genomics to Blockchain Technology

The company hopes to address challenges facing the field of personal genomics, a discipline that maps individuals’ genetic blueprints.

William James Hall
Sciences Division

Professors to Examine Proposed Cognitive Science Concentration

Harvard’s Mind Brain and Behavior Interfaculty Initiative hopes to create interdisciplinary “cognitive science” undergraduate courses by 2020.

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