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Science without borders

At Fred Hutch and other U.S. research centers, a global village works to cure cancer and other diseases

Oct. 16, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch Research Center

Fred Hutch, like other major U.S. cancer research centers, attracts top scientists from around the world working to cure cancer, HIV and other diseases

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Dr. James Priess elected to National Academy of Sciences

Basic scientist selected for his contributions to understanding the genes and mechanisms involved in development

May 2, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Developmental biologist Dr. James Priess, who was elected to the National Academy of Sciences Tuesday, "is a phenomenon in the worm world," said Dr. Jonathan Cooper, director of the Fred Hutch Basic Sciences Division.

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Mentors matter, but how do you find one?

Making the mentoring relationship — or better, relationships — work

April 14, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Mentoring has almost a mystical status in biomedical research. But the relationship can also be so idealized that it all but invites dashed expectations. Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Athea Vichas and her mentor, developmental biologist Dr. Cecilia Moens, talk about what makes a mentoring relationship work.

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The science of cancer spread

The how and why of metastasis — and what it might take to stop it

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

Metastasis, or cancer spread, is complex and still largely mysterious. What do researchers know -- and what do they still need to know to stop metastasis?

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Center to host developmental biology symposium Dec. 10

Annual half-day meeting promotes networking, research sharing among local scientists in the field

Nov. 30, 2011

The 13th Seattle Developmental Biology Winter Symposium will take place Saturday, Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Pelton Auditorium. Hosted annually by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the event brings local developmental biologists together to share recent discoveries in the field.

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