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image of Royall House, once home to the largest slaveholding family in Massachusetts

Harvard & the Legacy of Slavery: Reckoning with the Past to Understand the Present

February 18, 2021

Join the Harvard Radcliffe Institute on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 for an online lecture, Harvard & the Legacy of Slavery: Reckoning with the Past to Understand the Present. 

The presidential initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, anchored at Harvard Radcliffe Institute, is an effort to understand and address the enduring legacy of slavery within our...

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Mansi Srivastava received the 2021 SDB Elizabeth D. Hay New Investigator Award

January 21, 2021
Congratulations to Mansi Srivastava, MCZ Faculty-Curator of Invertebrate Zoology, on receiving the 2021 SDB Elizabeth D. Hay New Investigator Award from the Society for Developmental Biology for her work developing the acoel worm, Hofstenia miamia as a model to study whole-body regeneration and uncovering its gene regulatory network.  Read more about Mansi Srivastava received the 2021 SDB Elizabeth D. Hay New Investigator Award
illustration showing Two Late Devonian early tetrapods coming out of the water to move on land

MCZ researchers reconstruct the evolution of terrestrial movement in early tetrapods

December 1, 2020
Stephanie Pierce, MCZ Faculty-Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, and Blake Dickson, Ph.D. ’20 analyzed 40 3D fossil humeri to better understand the transition from fin-to-limb and reconstruct the evolution of terrestrial movement in early tetrapods. The work is published in Nature and featured in the... Read more about MCZ researchers reconstruct the evolution of terrestrial movement in early tetrapods