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Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campuses in Long Island and in Suzhou, China. The Laboratory’s education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and programs for middle and high school students and teachers.

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International camp counselors tour CSHL

International camp counselors tour CSHL

July 10, 2018

Counselors from the North Shore Holiday House camp toured CSHL to learn about its innovative research...

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Nicholas Tonks wins prestigious ASBMB award

Nicholas Tonks wins prestigious ASBMB award

July 3, 2018

Professor Nicholas Tonks wins Earl and Thressa Stadtman Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology...

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Killer disease, miracle drug

Killer disease, Miracle drug

The story of a child’s illness, a scientist’s quest, and the circumstances that made possible the successful development of a life-saving treatment

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Science Walking Tour

Science Walking Tour

Sunday, August 26, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Come take a scientist-guided walking tour of our 120-acre waterside campus and find out about the Lab’s 127 years of pioneering discoveries.

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Women’s Partnership for Science Lecture and Luncheon

Women’s Partnership for Science Lecture and Luncheon

Sunday, September 16, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Begun in 2002, CSHL’s annual Women’s Partnership for Science lectures and luncheons promote and support women pursuing careers in biomedical research.

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Public Lecture - Genetic privacy: friend or foe?

Public Lecture - Genetic privacy: friend or foe?

Tuesday, October 23, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The 2018 Lorraine Grace lectureship on societal issues of biomedical research - GENETIC PRIVACY: Friend or foe? with Dr. Yaniv Erlich...

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Podcast
<em>Base Pairs</em> Episode 16: Big plans for a tiny plant

Base Pairs Episode 16: Big plans for a tiny plant

As temperatures around the globe continue to rise, scientists are working hard to develop solutions that deal with the consequences of climate change...

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