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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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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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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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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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Documentary screening: MINDS WIDE OPEN

Documentary screening: MINDS WIDE OPEN

Tuesday, May 29, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Please join us for the East Coast Film Premiere of the Tianqiao & Chrissy Chen Institute (TCCI)'s documentary, MINDS WIDE OPEN

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Saturday DNA! Got lactase?

Saturday DNA! Got lactase?

Saturday, June 2, 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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Public lecture: METASTASIS & IMMUNITY How immune cells can help cancer spread, or stop it in its tracks

Public lecture: METASTASIS & IMMUNITY How immune cells can help cancer spread, or stop it in its tracks

Tuesday, June 12, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for a free public lecture - no Ph.D. required!

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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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