Dr. Emily Hatch was selected for her exploration of the nuclear envelope.
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Under the mentorship of Steven Henikoff, Dr. Jay Sarthy receives the Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award.
Basic Science researchers produce new insights on the basic biology of life processes and cancer development that leads to discoveries and better therapeutic interventions.
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Basic scientists answer fundamental biological questions and produce new insights on the basic biology of life processes and cancer development. Our faculty include structural, genetic, molecular, cellular, developmental and evolutionary biology investigators working in diverse areas related to all aspects of biology.
Basic science discoveries are the foundation for understanding the causes of and developing the treatments for human disease. Our varied research interests have led to a number of significant discoveries.
We are seeking outstanding scientists interested in conducting cutting-edge research into fundamental biological questions. We also sponsor talented graduate students or recent graduates.