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.
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.