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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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A science writer’s quest to understand heredity

A science writer’s quest to understand heredity

May 30, 2018

LabDish spoke with science writer Carl Zimmer about what he learned about heredity as he zig-zagged through CSHL while writing his new book...

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Nature's masterpiece: the brain

Nature's masterpiece: the brain

May 11, 2018

A message from President and CEO Dr. Bruce Stillman from the Spring 2018 Harbor Transcript on the innovative research happening at CSHL...

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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

Saturday, June 30, 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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Documentary film: THE MOST UNKNOWN

Documentary film: THE MOST UNKNOWN

Tuesday, July 31, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Presented by Cinema Arts Centre, The  Most  Unknown  is  an  epic  documentary  film  that  sends  nine  scientists  to  extraordinary  parts of...

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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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Podcast
<em>Base Pairs</em> Episode 15: The immune system unleashed

Base Pairs Episode 15: The immune system unleashed

Cancer immunotherapy has a long and storied history, one that begins with a young woman suffering from a pain in her hand...

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