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  • Krystyn Van Vliet - CSAIL hosts first-ever TEDxMIT » more
  • Patrick Doyle - J-WAFS announces seven new seed grants » more
  • Sangeeta Bhatia - 3 Questions: The fact finders » more
  • Krystyn Van Vliet - MIT and U.S. Air Force sign agreement to launch AI Accelerator » more
  • Linda Griffith - A new era in 3-D printing » more
  • Jeff Gore - How a declining environment affects populations » more
  • Aviv Regev - Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond » more
  • Angela Belcher - 3Q: Susan Hockfield on a new age of living machines » more
  • Bonnie Berger - Merging cell datasets, panorama style » more
  • Peter Szolovits - School of Engineering first quarter 2019 awards » more
  • Manolis Kellis - School of Engineering first quarter 2019 awards » more
  • Ed Boyden - School of Engineering first quarter 2019 awards » more
  • Bonnie Berger - New approach could accelerate efforts to catalog vast numbers of cells » more
  • James DiCarlo - Putting vision models to the test » more
  • Manolis Kellis - A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer's affects the brain » more
  • Aviv Regev - Three from MIT elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2019 » more
  • James DiCarlo - For better deep neural network vision, just add feedback (loops) » more
  • Gene-Wei Li - Department of Biology hosts second annual Science Slam » more
  • Sangeeta Bhatia - Nanoparticles take a fantastic, magnetic voyage » more
  • Angela Belcher - Imaging system helps surgeons remove tiny ovarian tumors » more
  • Jeff Gore - A steward for ocean research and climate health » more
  • David Sabatini - The fluid that feeds tumor cells » more
  • Martin Schmidt - 3 Questions: Provost Martin Schmidt on building a new college » more
  • Steven Tannenbaum - Jacquin Niles named director of the Center for Environmental Health Sciences » more
  • Amy Keating - School of Science announces 2019 Infinite Mile Awards » more
  • Erik Demaine - Celebrating passionate teachers and enthusiastic learners » more
  • Bonnie Berger - Model learns how individual amino acids determine protein function » more
  • Manolis Kellis - Alana gift to MIT launches Down syndrome research center, technology program for disabilities » more
  • Sangeeta Bhatia - How tumors behave on acid » more
  • Michael Yaffe - How tumors behave on acid » more
  • Frank Gertler - How tumors behave on acid » more
  • Ed Boyden - Alana gift to MIT launches Down syndrome research center, technology program for disabilities » more
  • W. Craig Carter - "One.MIT" creates a monument — at the smallest scale » more
  • Bernhardt Trout - Ethics, computing, and AI: Perspectives from MIT » more
  • Manolis Kellis - Daniel Zuo: Creative approaches to connectivity » more
  • Krystyn Van Vliet - Mark Silis named vice president for information systems and technology » more
  • James DiCarlo - How the brain distinguishes between objects » more
  • Tami Lieberman - CEE event showcases multidisciplinary opportunities » more
  • Ernest Fraenkel - Using machine learning to improve subseasonal climate forecasting » more
  • Bonnie Berger - Combining artificial intelligence with their passions » more
  • Angela Belcher - New optical imaging system could be deployed to find tiny tumors » more
  • Sangeeta Bhatia - Tissue model reveals how RNA will act on the liver » more
  • Erik Demaine - Innovating at the speed of light » more
  • Bonnie Berger - Mathematics Professor Bonnie Berger honored with ISCB Senior Scientist Award » more
  • Angela Belcher - Angela Belcher named head of the Department of Biological Engineering » more
  • Leona Samson - Why too much DNA repair can injure tissue » more
  • Patrick Doyle - Acoustic waves can monitor stiffness of living cells » more
  • Subra Suresh - Using artificial intelligence to engineer materials' properties » more
  • Scott Manalis - Acoustic waves can monitor stiffness of living cells » more
  • Tomaso Poggio - Peering under the hood of fake-news detectors » more
  • Sangeeta Bhatia - A better way to measure cell survival » more
  • Leona Samson - A better way to measure cell survival » more
  • Adam Martin - Biologist Adam Martin studies the mechanics of tissue folding » more
  • Tommi Jaakkola - Filling the gaps in a patient's medical data » more
  • Sallie (Penny) Chisholm - Sallie "Penny" Chisholm awarded the 2019 Crafoord Prize » more
  • Alex K. Shalek - From microfluidics to metastasis » more
  • Scott Manalis - From microfluidics to metastasis » more
  • David Bartel - Revising the textbook on introns » more
  • Martin Rinard - Democratizing data science » more
  • Mriganka Sur - Brain study finds circuits that may help you keep your cool » more
  • Mark Bathe - DNA design that anyone can do » more

2018

  • Linda Griffith - Three at MIT named 2018 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors » more
  • Jing-Ke Weng - Cracking a tough case » more
  • Michael Laub - Engineering "capture compounds" to probe cell growth » more
  • Gene-Wei Li - Tracking the footprints of protein synthesis » more
  • Steven Flavell - Gut-brain connection signals worms to alter behavior while eating » more
  • Eric Alm - 3Q: Eric Alm on the mysteries of the microbiome » more
  • Alex K. Shalek - Measuring cancer cell "fitness" reveals drug susceptibility » more
  • Sangeeta Bhatia - With these nanoparticles, a simple urine test could diagnose bacterial pneumonia » more
  • Scott Manalis - Measuring cancer cell "fitness" reveals drug susceptibility » more
  • Martin Schmidt - MIT hosts China Summit, additional gatherings in Beijing » more
  • Doug Lauffenburger - Exploring unknowns in cancer, the human brain, and the road ahead » more
  • Richard Young - Activating a new understanding of gene regulation » more
  • Elazer Edelman - Bridge to the future of engineering » more
  • Jonathan How - Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers » more
  • Tommi Jaakkola - Model paves way for faster, more efficient translations of more languages » more
  • Joel Voldman - Inside these fibers, droplets are on the move » more
  • Ed Boyden - Meeting of the Minds » more
  • Bruce Tidor - MIT Portugal collaboration enters new phase » more
  • Krystyn Van Vliet - Helping blood cells regenerate after radiation therapy » more
  • Gregory Wornell - School of Engineering third quarter 2018 awards » more
  • Domitilla Del Vecchio - School of Engineering third quarter 2018 awards » more
  • Christopher Cummins - Addressing Africa's sustainable development » more
  • Angela Belcher - School of Engineering third quarter 2018 awards » more
  • Paul Barton - Addressing Africa's sustainable development » more
  • Bonnie Berger - Cryptographic protocol enables greater collaboration in drug discovery » more
  • Caroline Uhler - Collaboration runs through J-WAFS-funded projects » more
  • Catherine Drennan - Joining the resolution revolution » more
  • Ron Weiss - This RNA-based technique could make gene therapy more effective » more
  • Mark Bathe - Joining the resolution revolution » more
  • Amy Keating - Computer model offers more control over protein design » more
  • Roger Kamm - Testing new drugs with "ALS-on-a-chip" » more
  • Linda Griffith - A recipe for health » more
  • Tomaso Poggio - Fujitsu Laboratories and MIT's Center for Brains, Minds and Machines Broaden Partnership » more
  • Emery Brown - To improve anesthesia, focus on neuroscience and nociception, experts urge » more
  • Jianzhu Chen - Immune cell variations contribute to malaria severity » more
  • Catherine Drennan - Chemists discover unexpected enzyme structure » more
  • James DiCarlo - Ideas abound at Quest for Intelligence workshop » more
  • J. Christopher Love - A new way to manufacture small batches of biopharmaceuticals on demand » more
  • Michael Laub - Detangling DNA replication » more
  • David Bartel - New perspectives at the bench » more
  • Ernest Fraenkel - Protein analysis uncovers new medulloblastoma subtypes » more
  • Subra Suresh - How sickled red blood cells stick to blood vessels » more
  • Alex K. Shalek - Study: Cellular changes lead to chronic allergic inflammation in the sinus » more
  • Darrell Irvine - Preparing postdocs for life beyond the bench » more
  • Jianzhu Chen - Study suggests glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease » more
  • Steven Flavell - School of Science appoints eight faculty members to named professorships » more
  • Adam Martin - A mathematical view on cell packing » more
  • Erik Demaine - School of Engineering second quarter 2018 awards » more
  • Angela Belcher - Kristala Prather: Advancing energy-efficient biochemistry » more
  • Martin Schmidt - Metropolitan Storage Warehouse is potential new location for School of Architecture and Planning » more
  • David Sabatini - Scientists sharpen the edges of cancer chemotherapy » more
  • Darrell Irvine - Nanoparticles give immune cells a boost » more
  • Alan Oppenheim - Ties with MIT run deep for the US Navy's top officer » more
  • Tommi Jaakkola - Automating molecule design to speed up drug development » more
  • Mriganka Sur - Study shows where brain transforms seeing into doing » more
  • David Sabatini - Restricting a key cellular nutrient could slow tumor growth » more
  • Mriganka Sur - MIT scientists discover fundamental rule of brain plasticity » more
  • W. Craig Carter - Bringing humanistic education in technical subjects to the world » more
  • Alex K. Shalek - Charting a path to better cell models of the intestine » more
  • Jeffrey Karp - Charting a path to better cell models of the intestine » more
  • Martin Schmidt - Prime Minister António Costa of Portugal champions innovation in MIT talk » more
  • Tommi Jaakkola - MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science opens enrollment » more
  • Tomaso Poggio - MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence » more
  • James DiCarlo - MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence » more
  • Hazel Sive - Network of diverse noncoding RNAs acts in the brain » more
  • David Bartel - Network of diverse noncoding RNAs acts in the brain » more
  • Peter Szolovits - An unexpected ambition borne from MIT experience » more
  • Adam Martin - Meet the School of Science's tenured professors for 2018 » more
  • Martin Schmidt - Fighting toxic stress in children is tough but possible » more
  • Elazer Edelman - MIT-Tufts collaboration aims to advance translational research » more
  • Caroline Uhler - J-WAFS awards over $1.3 million in fourth round of seed grant funding » more
  • Michael Yaffe - Tiny particles could help fight brain cancer » more
  • Ed Boyden - Ed Boyden and Feng Zhang named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators » more
  • Hazel Sive - For J-WEL, a year of transforming education » more
  • Angela Belcher - For J-WEL, a year of transforming education » more
  • Tommi Jaakkola - Applying machine learning to challenges in the pharmaceutical industry » more
  • T. Alan Hatton - IHI Corporation to support MIT Energy Initiative » more
  • Jeff Gore - Jeff Gore: A physicist exploring population dynamics of microbes » more
  • Leonid Mirny - Celebrating 21st century statistics » more
  • Hazel Sive - 3Q: Hazel Sive on MIT-Africa » more
  • JoAnne Stubbe - Chi Zhang wins IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists » more
  • David Sabatini - Fasting boosts stem cells' regenerative capacity » more
  • Patrick Doyle - Untangling DNA knots » more
  • Mriganka Sur - Calcium-based MRI sensor enables more sensitive brain imaging » more
  • Elazer Edelman - Elazer Edelman named director of Institute for Medical Engineering and Science » more
  • Catherine Drennan - Center for Environmental Health Sciences selects 2018 poster winners » more
  • Subra Suresh - How to bend and stretch a diamond » more
  • Tommi Jaakkola - Pioneering digital collaborations » more
  • Heather Kulik - School of Engineering first quarter 2018 awards » more
  • Catherine Drennan - Innovation fosters inclusive teaching at MIT » more
  • Gene-Wei Li - Scientists find different cell types contain the same enzyme ratios » more
  • David Sabatini - Structure of key growth regulator revealed » more
  • Mriganka Sur - Researchers identify important role for gene in 16p11.2 deletion autism » more
  • Hazel Sive - Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab holds second J-WEL Week » more
  • Bonnie Berger - Protecting confidentiality in genomic studies » more
  • Linda Griffith - "Body on a chip" could improve drug evaluation » more
  • Linda Griffith - The "Infinite" in the Bay Area » more
  • James DiCarlo - MIT Intelligence Quest kicks off » more
  • Doug Lauffenburger - New study solves an arthritis drug mystery » more
  • Elazer Edelman - Study reveals why polymer stents failed » more
  • Sangeeta Bhatia - Human malaria parasites grown for the first time in dormant form » more
  • Emery Brown - Putting the brain at the center of anesthesiology » more
  • Aviv Regev - Researchers advance CRISPR-based tool for diagnosing disease » more
  • Mriganka Sur - MIT neuroscientists give "invisible" cells a new look » more
  • JoAnne Stubbe - After receiving Killian Award, Richard Schrock reflects on a life in chemistry » more
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  • Michael Yaffe - Fine-tuning cancer medicine » more
  • Hazel Sive - J-WEL grant award announcement and call for proposals in education innovation » more
  • Forest White - Fine-tuning cancer medicine » more
  • Jing-Ke Weng - Reading and writing DNA » more
  • Martin Polz - New type of virus found in the ocean » more
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  • Harvey Lodish - School of Engineering fourth quarter 2017 awards » more
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Two CSB PhD Students receive HHMI fellowships
August 2011

Two CSB PhD students are among 48 nationwide to receive new fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Offered for the first time this year, HHMI’s International Student Research Fellowships will support science and engineering students during their third, fourth and fifth year of graduate school. Each fellowship is worth $43,000 annually.

The two CSB recipients are:

Jonathan Rameseder

Jonathan Rameseder, of Austria, who is studying DNA damage response using high-content screening with Michael Yaffe, professor of biology and biological engineering;

   
Xuebing Wu

Xuebing Wu, of China, who is studying RNA genomics with Phillip Sharp, Institute Professor in the Department of Biology.


“HHMI’s educational training program is about finding the best talent, regardless of where the students are from,” says HHMI President Robert Tjian, who first conceived of the new fellowship. “Not only is this program international, but it goes after students who have already shown they have potential as researchers.”

Sixty research institutions with pre-existing relationships with HHMI were eligible to nominate between one and 10 graduate students for the fellowships, depending on the size of their graduate programs. The 385 students who completed the application process were reviewed by a panel of top scientists and graduate educators.

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