Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center biologist and director of the Basic Sciences Division Dr. Jonathan Cooper studies the molecules that drive cell movement.
Photos from Teckchandani A, Cooper JA. Elife.
The big 4 gene-editing platforms and how they could usher in new therapies for HIV, cancer — and other diseases
Photo by Dr. Barry Stoddard / Fred Hutch News Service
Study in fruit flies identifies a mutation in mitochondria — the energy factories of our cells — that harms males but not females.
Images courtesy of the Malik lab
Leading to a better understanding the causes of and developing the treatments for human disease.
Photo by Robert Hood / Fred Hutch News Service
Basic scientists answer fundamental biological questions and produces new insights on the basic biology of life processes and cancer development. Our faculty include structural, genetic, molecular, cellular, developmental and evolutionary biology investigators working in diverse areas related to all aspects of biology.
Maxine Linial is a virologist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and one of the world's leading researchers on an obscure group of microorganisms called simian foamy viruses.
Basic science discoveries are the foundation for understanding the causes of and developing the treatments for human disease. Our varied research interests have led to a number of significant discoveries.
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