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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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25th Annual Golf Tournament

25th Annual Golf Tournament

Tuesday, June 19, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s 25th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit scientific research and education programs will take place on Tuesday, June 19.

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Ötzi the Iceman Museum Tour - DNA Learning Center

Ötzi the Iceman Museum Tour - DNA Learning Center

Wednesday, June 20, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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One event on June 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

Visit the DNA Learning Center for a tour of the Ötzi the Iceman exhibition led by one of our staff educators. Hear Ötzi's story and find out what we

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Cocktails & Chromosomes: Mars and Venus? Not quite...

Cocktails & Chromosomes: Mars and Venus? Not quite...

Wednesday, June 20, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the next edition of Cocktails & Chromosomes at Six Harbors Brewing Co., featuring developmental neuroscientist Jessica Tollkuhn, Ph.D.

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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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