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Understanding HIV’s evolutionary past — and future

Studies of how the virus evolved and how it might change down the road could help researchers develop vaccines or cures for the infection

Nov. 20, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

At approximately 100 years old, HIV is a relatively recent arrival on the human virus scene. But its roots stretch back much farther. Understanding where the virus has come from can help us understand where it’s going — and how to stop it — say evolutionary biologists.

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From student to scientist to mentor

A science education program helped launch Louisa Pendergast’s research career. Now she’s helping mentor more science teachers at Fred Hutch.

July 20, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

In high school, Louisa Pendergast had an inspiring biology teacher who'd participated in a science education program at Fred Hutch. Now a working scientist at the Hutch, Pendergast is mentoring more teachers through that same program.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 13, 2017

Mary Potts, longtime director of information services for Fred Hutch’s Cancer Surveillance System, was honored recently with the prestigious Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, or NAACCR.

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'She made me excited about science'

Dr. Julie Overbaugh is renowned both for her HIV research and thoughtful mentorship

Dec. 2, 2016 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch HIV researcher Dr. Julie Overbaugh is as famed for her mentorship as she is for the quality and breadth of her research. On Dec. 1, she was recognized for her excellent mentoring with the lifetime Nature Mentoring Award in Science.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 10, 2016

Drs. Michael Emerman and Nina Salama elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology; Dr. William Grady receives grant for esophageal cancer screening study; Dr. Andrew Hsieh earns 2016 ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Award; New interactive map is hub for global breast cancer data

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Good News at Fred Hutch

VIDD researchers receive $1.7M grant to study post-transplant infections; Dr. Joshua Roth receives scientific achievement award; Dr. Patrick Mitchell receives microbiology award; Dr. Jesse Bloom named Pew scholar

June 11, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

VIDD researchers receive $1.7M grant to study post-transplant infections; Dr. Joshua Roth receives scientific achievement award; Dr. Patrick Mitchell receives microbiology award; Dr. Jesse Bloom named Pew scholar

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