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Stories tagged 'cell signaling'

How cells sense and respond to the outside world

Cells employ unexpected method to respond to environmental cues

Oct. 28, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study, published in the journal Cell Systems and which was led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center molecular biologist Dr. Roger Brent and computational biologist Dr. Steven Andrews, addresses the molecular chain of events that occurs when cells receive external information.

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Cell biologist Bai joins Center

Jihong Bai brings expertise in brain cell traffic, communication to Basic Sciences Division

Nov. 7, 2011 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Jihong Bai joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center faculty last month. He plans to study how brain cells target and communicate with each other in his new Basic Sciences Division lab.

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Brent and Eisenman named AAAS fellows

Basic scientists honored for outstanding contributions in biochemistry, transcription, genomics and systems biology, and pathbreaking studies in the field of oncogenes

Jan. 17, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center systems biologist Dr. Roger Brent and molecular biologist Dr. Robert Eisenman, both of the Basic Sciences Division, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

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Cooper named Basic Sciences director

Former acting division director brings enthusiasm, desire for greater communication

April 12, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Jon Cooper, an expert in the signaling pathways that affect the behavior of normal and cancer cells, has been named director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Basic Sciences Division. He replaces Dr. Jim Roberts, who was in the role for five years.

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Molecular biologist Brent joins Basic

Former Molecular Sciences Institute director brings expertise in cell signaling pathways

March 22, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Roger Brent, a molecular biologist and biochemist, has joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Basic Sciences Division.

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