Tag Archives: Churchland

“When I grow up…”

Growing up, I always knew I wanted to work in science. Maybe I’d synthesize a new biodegradable plastic. Or maybe I’d unlock the secrets behind Alzheimer’s disease. Maybe I’d teach science at a university or write about amazing discoveries. Kids … Continue reading

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Visiting undergraduates at CSHL: the 2012 class of URPs explores neuroscience, bioinformatics and cancer biology

by Mike Schatz and Anne Churchland** Each summer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory hosts 25 visiting undergraduates, affectionately known as “URPs,” after the historic program in which they participate.  The Undergraduate Research Program began in 1959, and provides a unique opportunity … 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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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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