Peter Girguis is partnering with the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School on the Marine Science Internship program at Harvard, which provides a transformative research experience for local high school students. Read more.
Led by David Liu, a professor of chemistry and chemical biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, a team of Harvard researchers recently developed the first system for enabling proteins to evolve continuously in the laboratory, without researcher intervention. That system, called PACE (phage-assisted continuous evolution), allowed for protein evolution to take place approximately 100 times faster than previously possible.
Sarah Rugheimer, graduate student in the Department of Astronomy, and member of the Origins community, has been selected as one of eight Harvard Horizon Scholars for 2014. Read more. Watch Sarah's five-minute symposium talk.