Category Archives: Meetings

Who (else) was at Banbury in 1989 setting the stage for the Human Genome Project?

After we posted a blog entry celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project (HGP), Nancy Craig, a professor emerita in the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, sent … 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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Students are not short on ideas at the Graduate Student Symposium

Kristen Delevich and John Sheppard, students in the Ph.D. program at the Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS), give us the lowdown on several hot research projects now ongoing at the Laboratory, details of which were presented by their colleagues … Continue reading

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An experimental neuroscience course in the heart of Transylvania

It’s no small feat to put together a state-of-the-art neuroscience lab and summer course. Remarkably, CSHL Assistant Professor Florin Albeanu managed just that, and did so in the picturesque heart of his home country, Romania. The 2012 Transylvania Experimental Neuroscience … Continue reading

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2012 “Biology of Genomes” in 140 ch@r@cters

CSHL’s annual “The Biology of Genomes” meeting, held May 8-12 this year, has come to be known as the yearly shindig for researchers working in the vast and rapidly growing field of genomics. Named one of the top scientific conferences … Continue reading

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To celebrate 40th anniversary, the Protein Data Bank returns to its birthplace

Databases can have birthdays and anniversaries too. The Protein Data Bank (PDB)—a gigantic repository that allows anyone with an internet connection to view the atomic structures of more than 77,000 biological molecules in all their three dimensional glory—just celebrated its … Continue reading

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Neuroscientists gather on Long Island

Neuroscientists from CSHL, Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University gathered at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University last Friday for a day-long symposium, “Recent Advances in Neuroscience Research.” The symposium involved over 200 registrants and featured … Continue reading

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New faculty learn survival skills from experts

If having a solid research plan is the most crucial requirement for launching a career in academic research, then securing funding for that plan is surely the most crucial requirement for sustaining that career, especially in the current climate of … Continue reading

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