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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

Aug. 24, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch postdoc Dr. Tera Levin has received a K99 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which provides the foundation for her independent research career.

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Dr. Jay Sarthy receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

He will use the funding to study brain tumors in children

Aug. 2, 2018

Dr. Jay F. Sarthy has received a prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award to advance his study of brain tumors in children.

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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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Dr. Emily Hatch named 2018 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar

She is recognized for her research on the rupture and repair of nuclear membranes that may cause cancer and other diseases

July 11, 2018 | By Colin Petersdorf / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Emily Hatch of the Basic Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Monday was selected as a 2018 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar.

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How one protein helps cancer both spread and grow

Hutch scientists discover single molecule’s ‘intricate regulation’ of two key aspects of metastasis

June 18, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Hutch researchers discover how one protein controls both cell spread and growth during metastasis.

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Dr. Jesse Bloom named Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator

Biologist uses viruses to study molecular evolution

May 23, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Jesse Bloom, a researcher in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Basic Sciences Division and Herbold Computational Biology Program, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.

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