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Weitzlab volleyball team won 3rd place in Rhino league! Bravo!

Weitzlab volleyball team won 3rd place in Rhino league! Bravo!

September 2, 2022

The Weitzlab volleyball team, dubbed the Notorious D.I.G., achieved the best record in group history at the Harvard Rhino beach volleyball league, 3rd place out of 40 teams! 

The league takes place every year from June to August. Many players in the team rarely play volleyball before the season, so we started from the recreational division just to have fun. Surprisingly, as many members frequently practice after work, we got better every week and won all 7 matches in the regular season against other recreational teams. This makes us rank 7 across all the competitive and...

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Wenshan and Peter's paper published in Science! Congratulations!

June 6, 2022

Congratulations, Wenshan and Peter! 

High-throughput, single-microbe genomics with strain resolution, applied to a human gut microbiome

Abstract: Characterizing complex microbial communities with single-cell resolution has been a long-standing goal of microbiology. We present Microbe-seq, a high-throughput method that yields the genomes of individual microbes from complex microbial communities. We encapsulate individual microbes in droplets with microfluidics and liberate their DNA, which we then amplify,...

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First-ever MRSEC Science Slam: Sarah Battat - Shake, Charge, and Nucleate 

February 1, 2022

The Division of Materials Science and the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Program were proud to present the first-ever MRSEC Science Slam on Friday 1/28/2022. With participants from all 19 MRSECs, the Science Slam featured five-minute long slams on a research highlight or unique broader impact accomplishment. Creativity is key!  

The MRSEC is an NSF sponsored center at Harvard that we belong to. Our own Sarah Battat has given a fun and awesome presentation about her project ...

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Happy Holidays from the Weitz Lab

December 13, 2021

Warm holiday wishes from the Weitz Lab, seen here during their 2021 holiday party.

Stay safe this season, and have a wonderful winter break!

Lab Party 2021

Congrats, Dr. Gault!

Congrats, Dr. Gault!

September 9, 2021
Zach Gault has successfully defended his thesis, "Mechanical Hysteresis of Fumed Silica Dispersions". Congratulations, Dr. Gault!