Susan Dymecki

From the President of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences:


New study from Genetics Department Investigators at MGH points toward a potential strategy for treating X-linked disorders—those caused by mutations in the X chromosome—in females.

Molly Schumer

On Sept. 19, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced the selection of 15 exceptional early career scientists, including three from Harvard Medical School, as the first group of HHMI Hanna Gray Fellows.

HMS Shield

The Department of Molecular Biology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and its colleagues at Harvard Medical School (HMS) invite applications for a joint tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor.

Steve McCarroll

Harvard Medical School faculty, staff and trainees packed the Waterhouse Room in Gordon Hall on June 7 to honor former dean Jeffrey S. Flier and raise a glass to genetics researcher Steven McCarroll.

Dr. Stephen Elledge

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Stephen J. Elledge has been awarded the Gruber Genetics Prize, totalling $500,000, discovering and characterizing the molecular mechanisms of the DNA-damage response pathway.

Tedi Asher

Tedi Asher, formerly of the Dymecki Lab, was recently hired by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA as their first Neuroscience Researcher. Tedi was brought on to support the museum's Neuroscience Initiative, made possible by a generous grant from the Barr Foundation.

Mouse brain map

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have catalogued more than 20,000 brain cells in one region of the mouse hypothalamus.

Candice Yip

Candice Yip, a neuroscience PhD candidate in the lab of Max Heiman in the HMS Department of Genetics, received a 2017

David Reich

The Dan David Prize is an international prize which annually awards three prizes of US$ 1 million each for achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world.