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Ocean Genome Legacy and MSC hit the press

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As featured in today’s Boston Globe, there are many mutual benefits to the Ocean Genome Legacy’s move to the Marine Science Center.

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Ocean Genome Legacy at Northeastern University

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Check out this great video about the Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL), which relocated to the Marine Science Center in January.

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Why bacteria are beautiful, and why we need them

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In a special event on Monday, Nobel Laureate and Northeastern Distinguished University Professor Sir Richard Roberts spoke of his love of bacteria.

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Q&A with Sir Richard J. Roberts

The NU student newspaper, “The Huntington News” recently sat down with Ocean Genome Legacy founder and new Distinguished Professor in the College of Science, and here’s what he had to say.

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MSC and OGL featured on WGBH’s “Greater Boston”

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WGBH recently traveled to Nahant to check out the Marine Science Center and the Ocean Genome Legacy.

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New publication for OGL executive director

Dan Distel, executive director of Ocean Genome Legacy, is a co-author on a recently published article about shipworms. The OGL team recently joined the University, and the team continues to build its pub­licly acces­sible biorepos­i­tory of DNA sam­ples from ocean species.

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Nobel Laureate to join Northeastern faculty

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Coinciding with the relocation of the Ocean Genome Legacy to the Marine Science Center, Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel Lau­reate and glob­ally rec­og­nized leader in genomics and mol­e­c­ular biology, has joined the University faculty.

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