Hazel Sive steps down as associate dean of the School of Science
December 20, 2013Biologist’s six-year administrative tenure focused on educational initiatives and on diversity and inclusiveness among faculty and postdocs.
Biologists find clues to a parasite’s inconsistency
December 19, 2013Certain strains of Toxoplasma provoke inflammation that can damage host cells, while others are harmless.
October 29, 2013Senior Laura Lu’s years at MIT have included cancer research, ROTC leadership, and prosthesis trials — and she aims to put her talents to use one day as a Navy surgeon.
Chris Kaiser to step down as provost, return to the faculty
September 16, 2013After nine years as a departmental and Institute administrator, biologist plans to return to his longtime interests in teaching and research.
Chisholm awarded the Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology
July 29, 2013Award is one of the most prestigious in ecology and environmental sciences
Longtime biology professor Annamaria Torriani-Gorini dies at 94
June 5, 2013Microbiologist and lifelong social activist worked at MIT from 1960 to 1989.
MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
May 20, 2013Selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields
Study IDs key protein for cell death
May 13, 2013Findings may offer a new way to kill cancer cells by forcing them into an alternative programmed-death pathway.
Four MIT professors elected to the National Academy of SciencesSubscribe
May 13, 2013Field, Kac, Vogan and Walker bring to 76 the number of Institute faculty who are NAS members.