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We are committed to advancing biomedical research for the benefit of humankind, and to delivering innovative teaching and training at the interface of biology and medicine. Our dynamic, collegial department is part of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School. This reflects the strategic importance of our work across the university, and opens up unrivalled opportunities for meaningful collaboration.

Di Bella and Wells postdoc awards 2018
HSCRB postdoctoral fellows receive national awards

July 18. Daniela Di Bella and Michael Wells have been recognized for their outstanding neuroscience research

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HSCRB Trainee Leadership Award
Call for nominations: Trainee Leadership Award

July 1. Nominations for trainees who contribute positively to the HSCRB community are being accepted through August 31, 2018

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Douglas Melton ISSCR president 2018

Melton assumes role as president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research

June 25. Douglas Melton assumed his role as ISSCR president at the closing plenary of the society's 2018 annual meeting

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Research

The ultimate goal of HSCRB’s research, whether it is focused on the most basic level of cellular development or on screening chemical compounds for potential drugs, is combating disease and tissue degeneration and improving human health. Research is conducted in our state-of-the-art new laboratories in Cambridge, and in one of Harvard’s affiliated world-class hospitals.

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Academics

HSCRB is the academic home of 20 faculty and over 350 stem cell scientists conducting research on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campuses as well as Massachusetts General Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and the Broad Institute. Over 200 HSCRB scientists conduct work in the Bauer-Fairchild laboratories in Cambridge.

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Resources

HSCRB administrators are dedicated to achieving the Department’s goals in research and education. We support faculty in their roles as scientists, teachers, and University leaders. We support students’ efforts to learn and grow through coursework, lab experiences, and advising. We help each other in labs and offices throughout the Department and University to create a productive, supportive, and collegial work environment.

Please stop by the Administrative Suite in the Bauer Laboratory Building so we can introduce ourselves.

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