Tiny worm mazes allow researchers to ID genes linked to spatial perception, risk-taking
Courtesy of the Bai lab
Fred Hutch announces 2017 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Awardees
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center biologist and director of the Basic Sciences Division Dr. Jonathan Cooper studies the molecules that drive cell movement.
Photos from Teckchandani A, Cooper JA. Elife.
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Photo by Jeremy Mseitif/ Fred Hutch News Service
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