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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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David Tuveson elected to the AACR Board of Directors

David Tuveson elected to the AACR Board of Directors

April 13, 2018

CSHL Professor David Tuveson was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association for Cancer Research for the 2018 - 2021 term...

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Research profile: Robert Maki

Research profile: Robert Maki

April 2, 2018

Straddling CSHL and Northwell Health gives Dr. Maki the perspective he needs to bring cancer research closer to the practice of treating patients...

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Basic Science Needs Your Support

Basic Science Needs Your Support

Dr. Bruce Stillman, President & CEO, discusses why basic research is important....

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Event
Saturday DNA! Enzyme Explosion

Saturday DNA! Enzyme Explosion

Saturday, April 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come to the science scene on Saturdays! Join us for exciting, Saturday DNA! sessions! Add some DNA to your day...

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DNA Day Science Walking Tour

DNA Day Science Walking Tour

Sunday, April 22, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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Public Lecture - ENERGY FROM THIN AIR: Basic research to biofuels

Public Lecture - ENERGY FROM THIN AIR: Basic research to biofuels

Monday, April 23, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for a free public lecture... ENERGY FROM THIN AIR: Basic research to biofuels

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Podcast
<em>Base Pairs</em> Episode 14: The cancer answer that wasn’t

Base Pairs Episode 14: The cancer answer that wasn’t

We look at the "reproducibility crisis" in science, with a cancer researcher discovering something he didn't expect while experimenting with MELK...

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