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.
Biologist honored for her research on how cells segregate chromosomes during division
April 28, 2015
| By Fred Hutch News Service staff
Dr. Sue Biggins, a genetics and biology researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, on Tuesday was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. One of the country’s highest scientific honors, the NAS is a private, nonprofit society of distinguished scholars.
Study finds that a particular molecular change initiates cancer growth in mice and humans
Feb. 11, 2008
| By Kristen Woodward
A molecular change found in human prostate cancers triggers the growth of prostate cancer in mice and in human cell lines. The findings by a team of researchers led by Drs. Valeri Vasioukhin and Pete Nelson, both of the Human Biology Division in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, were published Jan. 28 online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.