Category Archives: Faculty & Friends

What makes a great scientist tick?

Professor David Spector, a cancer biologist, is Director of Research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. He and his lab team are explorers of the nucleus, the compartment in every cell that holds DNA, the genetic material. Dr. Spector has discovered … Continue reading

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A Brave Genius

by WSBS graduate student Kristen Delevich On Monday October 28th, the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory community filled Grace auditorium to hear noted biologist and author Sean Carroll discuss the role of chance and circumstance in the life of the French … Continue reading

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Running with Team CSHL at the 2013 Long Island Marathon Weekend

I run. Not terribly far, and not every day, but enough so that I can say that I run. Every now and then I’ve gotten to run to raise money for various worthy causes, which has made the motivation to … Continue reading

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Time out with Tuveson

  The following interview was conducted and written by Skyler Palatnick Of all the things kids and teens think about when the topic of scientists comes up, the last thing you would expect to hear is that they are normal–but … Continue reading

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From Bench to Bikeside: when scientists leave the lab and take to the hills

by Clare Rebbeck** As researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory we work with cancer cells day in, day out.  We hope that one day we will discover something that will change the lives of the many people diagnosed with cancer. … Continue reading

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Spreading science through the community

Pollen is not the only thing spreading around the north shore of Long Island this spring. Science is too, courtesy of a trio of researchers from CSHL who infused scientific flavor into two community events this month. CSHL geneticist Rob … Continue reading

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Alea Mills explains mouse modeling at the Secret Science Club

A rapt audience of more than 450 New Yorkers gathered at the Secret Science Club in Brooklyn on one unseasonably balmy night in mid-March to listen to tales of gene hunting expeditions by CSHL Professor Alea Mills. She is an … Continue reading

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CSHL research takes center stage at the Secret Science Club

Like most scientists, HHMI-GBMF Investigator and CSHL Professor Rob Martienssen is used to giving lectures in darkened, cavernous auditoriums with plush seating where the audience holds its applause until after his talk. So it was quite the surprise when he … Continue reading

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Better science through volleyball

Volleyball is serious business at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The campus league is currently holding playoffs for its 21st season and is more popular than ever with close to 200 scientists and staff members taking part. Michael Cressy, who recently … Continue reading

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CSHL scientist takes the plunge in support of cancer research

The non-profit organization, Swim Across America (SAA), raises funds for cancer research by conducting pool and open water swims across the country. A Long Island-based activity that has gained immense popularity over the last few years is the “Sound to … Continue reading

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