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Juliet E. Isselbacher

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Research

Harvard Researchers Gain Insight Into Mechanisms of Viral Assembly

Harvard scientists have settled a long-standing debate about how viruses assemble, according to a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Sept. 30.

University Hall at Night
Sciences Division

16 Harvard Affiliates Receive National Institute of Health's Director’s Awards

The High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program awarded a total of $267 million to 93 “trailblazing” and “out-of-the-box” research proposals, whose uncertain outcomes can disadvantage them in the “traditional peer review process,” according to the NIH site.

First Day of Shopping Week
Race

Harvard Physics, Women+ of Color Project Collaborate on Graduate School Workshop

The Harvard Physics department, in collaboration with the Women+ of Color Project, hosted a Graduate School 101 Workshop Weekend from Friday to Sunday for women who come from backgrounds underrepresented in physics.

Jerry X. Mitrovica
FAS

Harvard EPS Professor Jerry Mitrovica Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship

Harvard Earth and Planetary Sciences professor Jerry X. Mitrovica was one of 26 individuals awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship Wednesday.

The Science of Happiness
College

CS50 Tops Course Enrollment While Popular Gen Eds Fall Short Due to Course Caps

Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science” retained the reigning spot as the College’s largest course this fall, a distinction held by the perennially popular Economics 10a: “Principles of Economics” up until 2017.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
On Campus

Harvard Scientists Among Those to Win Prize for First-Ever Black Hole Image

Astronomy lecturer Shep S. Doeleman of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics led the team of 347 prize winners, among whom the three million dollar award will be evenly apportioned.

First Day of Shopping Week
College

Students Struggle with My.Harvard Outages As College Debuts New Gen-Ed Program on First Day

My.Harvard — the website that houses Harvard’s course registration system and a list of class offerings — was inaccessible to some users the night and early morning prior to the first day of courses.

"Cat Person"
Arts

'Cat Person’: Reflections on the Male Gaze and Anti-Romance

A bad romance is a story — albeit poorly written — about attraction. An anti-romance is a story about repulsion.

Harvard Law Review
Race

Lawsuit Alleging Harvard Law Review Discriminates in Member Selection Process Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Thursday that was brought against the Harvard Law Review in October alleging the legal journal violates federal anti-discrimination laws in its member and article selection policies.

Zambrero Closes
Harvard Square

Zambrero Dips Out of Harvard Square in Summer Closure

After fewer than 18 months in business, the Australian burrito chain finally succumbed to a recent spate of closings, which also claimed its competitors Qdoba in June and Chipotle in January.

Police at Garage
Crime

Police at Garage

Police arrested a suspected armed man in Harvard Square Tuesday afternoon after tackling him in the Garage — a building that houses several restaurants and stores.

Police at Garage
Crime

Police Apprehend Suspected Armed Man in Harvard Square

Police took a suspected armed man in Harvard Square into custody Tuesday afternoon, approximately 30 minutes after Harvard affiliates received an alert that there was a “potentially armed” affiliates near JFK and Eliot Streets.

Summer Postcard: Newton
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Newton

Summer Postcard: Newton
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Packing for the Final Trip

The family convened at his house in the aftermath to put everything in order. And it was in this ordering that I found a certain treasure, buried in a messy kitchen-table-tableau of dead pens and toast crumbs and slung-open scientific journals.

The Broad Institute
Research

UC Berkeley Files Patent Motions Against Harvard, MIT

The University of California, Berkeley alleged in documents submitted Tuesday to the US Patent and Trademark Office that the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT employed “deceit” to win patent rights to CRISPR-Cas9 in eukaryotic cells.

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