The Spark Award

The Spark Award

April 30, 2014

Hopi Hoekstra awarded the "Spark Award" from the Women in Science Harvard Radcliffe (WiSHR) for "continually inspiring young women in science." Nominees are chosen by votes from members of the Harvard undergraduate community. WiSHR is a student-run organization for undergraduate women engaged in science at Harvard College.

Gryllus ovary slide from Cassandra Extavour's nutrition and reproductive capacity research

Nutrition and Reproductive Capacity

May 6, 2014

Work from the Extavour Lab shows that evolutionary changes in insulin signaling underlie differential reproductive capacity between species of fruit flies, and that the same mechanism also explains why different species show distinct changes in reproductive capacity when faced with changing nutritional conditions. Read the original article in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.

OEB Permanent Freecycle Area!

April 22, 2014

OEB Freecycle

Do you have extra office supplies? An extra desktop printer in working condition? Or are you looking to save some money and the planet? Check out the Freecycle area in the OEB Administration Office! Have supplies - leave 'em! Need supplies - take 'em!

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Composting Pilot comes to the MCZ Labs!

April 22, 2014

We are excited to announce that we recently rolled out a composting pilot program in the MCZ Labs building! Working with the FAS Green Labs Program, OEB Administration, the OEB Building Operations Team, and Custodial Services we were able to expand the pilot program that began in the BioLabs and Hoffman Labs. We anticipate a successful program that we will be able to rollout to other OEB-...

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Welcome to our new co-leader, Celine Clabaut!

April 22, 2014

Celine championed Green Lab Certification for the Hoekstra Lab and now adds her extensive knowledge of lab environments to Jeannette's office environment knowledge to help lead the OEB Green Team toward continued success.

Martha Munoz

Martha Munoz Presented Raymond B. Huey Award

January 27, 2014

Congratulations to graduate student, Martha Munoz (Losos Lab), winner of this year's Raymond B. Huey Award for the Best Student Presentation in the Division of Ecology and Evolution at the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology meetings in Austin.