Basic Sciences Division

Seminars and Meetings

The following events are for members of the Basic Sciences Division and other scientific collaborators. Read more about meetings, clubs and seminars >

Current Biology Seminar
Houra Merrikh (Cooper)
"The multifacetad impact of replication-transcription encounters on the life of a bacterial cell"

Thursday, December 18
Pelton Auditorium

Retrovirus Meeting
Katie Hooper (Bloom)

“Cooperation among influenza virus mutants?”

Thursday, December 18

Division News

Dr. Olsen Awarded a Junior Faculty Support Grant in Studying the Basic Biology of Aging

Basic Sciences junior faculty member Dr. Carissa Perez Olsen has been granted the University of Washington's Junior Faculty Support in the Basic Biology of Aging award to study her project titled "Understanding the Role of Plasmalogens in Membrane and Organismal Aging"
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Jackie Lang won the first place for a graduate research talk at the 2014 AISES meeting

Career Opportunity

Junior and Senior Faculty Members
The division of Basic Sciences is seeking applicants for available faculty member positions. For more info, please click here.

Latest Publications

Chou S, Daugherty MD, Peterson SB, Biboy J, Yang Y, Jutras BL, Fritz-Laylin LK, Ferrin MA, Harding BN, Jacobs-Wagner C, Yang XF, Vollmer W, Malik HS, Mougous JD. (2014). Transferred interbacterial antagonism genes augment eukaryotic innate immune function. Nature.
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Miller AD. (2014). Retroviral Vectors: From Cancer Viruses to Therapeutic Tools. Hum Gene Ther.
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Phadnis N, Malik HS. (2014). Speciation via Autoimmunity: A Dangerous Mix. Cell, 159(6), 1247-9.
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Teves SS, Weber CM, Henikoff S. (2014). Transcribing through the nucleosome. Trends Biochem Sci, 39(12), 577-86.
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Congratulations to our recent graduates!

These graduate students recently obtained their Ph.D.:

  • Benjamin Ross (Malik Lab)
  • Kristina Krassovsky (MCB)
  • Christopher Weber (MCB)