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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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Super drugs for superbugs: Creative ways to combat antibiotic resistance

New discoveries could overcome antibiotic development stalemate, stay ahead of bacteria’s steady march toward drug resistance

Jan. 15, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

New discoveries could overcome antibiotic development stalemate and stay ahead of bacteria’s steady march toward drug resistance.

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Reflecting on the gift of life, 25 years later

Looking back on a Fred Hutch employee’s bone marrow milestone

June 30, 2014 | By Susan Keown

Twenty-five years ago this month, Dr. Andrew Taylor became the first Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center employee to donate bone marrow through the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry.

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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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Smith antibiotics study wins Gates grant

The $100,000 one-year grant will fund the development of a new class of antimicrobial drugs to treat TB and limit the evolution of resistance to antibiotics

May 11, 2009 | By Dean Forbes

A project by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Dr. Gerald Smith to find new antibiotics to treat TB and to simultaneously limit the evolution of resistance to antibiotics was selected for funding by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges in Global Health. The $100,000, one-year grant was one of 81 awarded by the organization worldwide in early May.

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A heart for the art of science

Center veteran and early bone-marrow donor is known for his art, excellence and generous 'character'

Dec. 1, 2007 | By BRAD BROBERG

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