Hutch News

New type of viral anti-CRISPR found in human microbiome

Protein used by viruses to combat DNA-snipping action of bacterias’ CRISPR immune system
Hutch News - September 12, 2019

Legionnaires' bacterium has a secret weapon — and a potential weakness

Scientists discover how Legionella overcomes neighboring bacteria, revealing possible way to control it
Hutch News - May 28, 2019

Harmit Malik elected to National Academy of Sciences

Evolutionary biologist honored for fundamental discoveries of genetic conflict
Hutch News - May 01, 2019

2 Hutch postdocs named Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Breakthrough Scientists

Drs. Alistair Russell and Tera Levin among few Damon Runyon Fellows selected for further support
Hutch News - February 21, 2019

Dr. Harmit Malik elected fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

His pioneering approaches to studying genetic conflict are transforming traditional evolutionary genetics
Hutch News - February 15, 2019

Jeannette Tenthorey named Hanna Gray Fellow

Postdoc wins prestigious 8-year award supporting diversity in science
Hutch News - September 25, 2018

Dr. Tera Levin receives Pathway to Independence Award

Malik Lab postdoc studies evolutionary arms race between the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease and its host amoeba
Hutch News - August 24, 2018

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
Hutch News - November 20, 2017

A ‘selfish gene’ that poisons its own host

Discovery of genes that divide two species in a simple fungus sheds light on complex evolutionary principles
Hutch News - June 20, 2017

Domesticated transposons help feng shui DNA

From Malik (Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutch) and the Yao (Academia Sinica, Taiwan) Laboratories
Science Spotlight - March 20, 2017

'Mother's Curse' mutation — harmful to males but not females — ID'd for the first time in animals

Study in fruit flies identifies a mutation in mitochondria — the energy factories of our cells — that harms males but not females
Hutch News - August 02, 2016

The sixth samurai: Finding a gene that divides one species from another

How six male flies — among more than 300,000 females — led to the discovery of an evolution-driving gene
Hutch News - December 17, 2015

Good News at Fred Hutch

Researchers led by Dr. Ulrike Peters identify six new gene locations for colorectal cancer risk; Drs. Tera Levin and Alistair Russell named Damon Runyon Fellows
Hutch News - July 23, 2015

Q&A: How evolutionary biologists got lucky with a sperm discovery

Drs. Harmit Malik and Mia Levine on a male fruit fly protein necessary for embryo survival
Hutch News - July 07, 2015

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
Hutch News - June 11, 2015
Last Modified, August 15, 2019