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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!

August Departures – Weixia, Liyuan, & Jing

July 27, 2021
You know what they say about Weitz lab members—they may leave, but they're never really gone! This August, we "lose" three long-standing members of the group who are moving on to the next steps in their careers: Weixia Zhang, Liyuan Zhang, and Jing Xia. Take a moment to reach out to extend well wishes and congratulations to these three... though don't be surprised if you happen to see them around campus or on a virtual group meeting before too long!
 
 
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Great success of January birthday celebration for Wonho, Kayla, Ramya and Will (Zizhao)

January 28, 2021

At the last group meeting of January 2021, the group passed a joyful moment in celebrating the birthdays for four of the members: Wonho, Kayla, Ramya and Will (Zizhao). They shared some interesting and impressive stories that they have within Weitz Lab. Previously, Dave offered delicious birthday cakes to these people and the whole group had some individually wrapped nice snacks (chocolate cookies, French crepes, Coca-Cola, biscuits…)

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