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The molecules that drive cell movement

A new study visualizing cells' 'leading edge' sheds light on processes behind cellular migration

Sept. 23, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch biologist and director of the Basic Sciences Division Dr. Jonathan Cooper studies the molecules that drive cell movement. Understanding how cells migrate through the body will help scientists better understand not only embryonic development, but disease processes such as wound healing and cancer metastasis.

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How cells put themselves to sleep

Discoveries about hibernating yeast could help us understand why some cancers resist chemo

Aug. 20, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Biologists, by definition, study life. But a group of molecular biologists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have spent the past several years studying a physiological state that’s pretty much as un-lifelike as living systems get, a condition known as cellular quiescence.

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'Every day something new': Dr. Sue Biggins selected as HHMI investigator

Flexible support from the prestigious nonprofit will open new research doors

May 19, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Biologist Dr. Sue Biggins, associate director of the Basic Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

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