Dr. Colleen Delaney leads first test of "off-the-shelf" cord blood cell product outside the transplant setting; Dr. Justin Taylor receives Hartwell Foundation award to research alternative to RSV vaccine
A young scientist makes the leap from postdoc to principal investigator
Nov. 16, 2015
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Justin Taylor, 34, is on the young side for a principal investigator – the lead researcher of a project or lab. In the last year, he's gone from being a postdoctoral fellow in someone else’s lab to being the P.I. of his own at a time when science itself is facing funding hurdles.
Notable accomplishments: Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem and colleagues explore new source of stem cells and gene therapy; Dr. Justin Taylor publishes a paper describing the path or paths individual naive B cells can take to maturity; Graduate student Nitobe London among 2015 Weintraub award winners
Fred Hutch research sheds light on why we need yearly flu shots and suggests the possibility of a single, lifetime vaccine
Sept. 26, 2014
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Somewhere in the world right now there is one person harboring an important strain of the flu. “In just two or three years … millions of infections will descend from that single person’s sneeze,” said Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center virologist Dr. Trevor Bedford.