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Jacob Suissa Receives New England Botanical Club Award

May 26, 2020
Congratulations to Jacob Suissa (Friedman Lab), recipient of the New England Botanical Club Graduate Student Research Award! The awards are made to the graduate student(s) submitting the best research proposal dealing with systematic botany, plant ecology, genetics, plant conservation biology, or related fields pertaining to the New England flora. Jacob was chosen for his abstract, ... Read more about Jacob Suissa Receives New England Botanical Club Award
Peter Girguis courtesy of The Moore Foundation

Peter Girguis Awarded Petra Shattuck Excellence in Teaching

May 22, 2020

Congratulations to Peter Girguis, recipient of the 2020 Petra Shattuck Excellence in Teaching Award!

Established by the Harvard Extension School in memory of Petra T. Shattuck, a distinguished and dedicated Harvard Extension teacher who died in 1988, these prizes are presented annually to honor outstanding teaching. 

Pardis Sabeti Lab courtesy of Michael Butts

Pardis Sabeti Awarded Funding from TED's Audacious Project

May 14, 2020

Prof. Pardis Sabeti partnered with Christian Happi, Professor and Director of the African Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases at Redeemer's University in Nigeria, to develop, Sentinel, an early warning system that detects and tracks viral threats in real time.

Sabeti and Happi plan to combine rapid CRISPR-based test results in different regions and countries with data-sharing technology to track outbreaks and share information to preempt a pandemic. The...

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