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How chromosomes find a happy medium

Hutch scientists show how chromosomes communicate to balance crossovers during sex-cell formation

Sept. 14, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Hutch scientists show how chromosomes communicate to balance critical crossovers during sex-cell formation.

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Eisenman receives $7M NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Molecular biologist will continue to seek tumors’ weaknesses by mapping important molecular pathways

Aug. 31, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Robert Eisenman has received an NCI Outstanding Investigator Award to study the molecular pathways that cancer cells co-opt in order to overgrow.

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Decoding your immune system’s memories

Hutch researchers take a step toward reading the genetic record left by a lifetime of fighting disease

Aug. 30, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Phil Bradley shows that the collection of our immune genes contain patterns that can tell us about our immune histories.

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Dr. Tera Levin receives Pathway to Independence Award

Malik Lab postdoc studies evolutionary arms race between the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease and its host amoeba

Aug. 24, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch postdoc Dr. Tera Levin has received a K99 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which provides the foundation for her independent research career.

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Dr. Jay Sarthy receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

He will use the funding to study brain tumors in children

Aug. 2, 2018

Dr. Jay F. Sarthy has received a prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award to advance his study of brain tumors in children.

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Protein plays traffic cop during sex-cell formation

Hutch scientists solve 88-year-old genetic mystery: how sex cells avoid having the wrong number of chromosomes

Aug. 2, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Hutch scientists discovered how a certain DNA segment is shielded so that sex cells — eggs or sperm in humans — end up with the right number of chromosomes.

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