Fred Hutch's Dr. Slobodan Beronja and colleagues published new findings that show healthy skin cells can fight off the cancerous tendencies of nearby cells that harbor cancer-causing mutations. Dr. Jeremy Roop, a postdoc conducting HIV research in the McElrath Lab and Computational biology in the Bloom Lab, has been named a Damon Runyan Fellow.
Laboratory manipulation of the AIDS-causing virus reveals evolutionary ‘dead-ends’
June 1, 2017
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Fred Hutch researchers have created a library containing millions of mutant HIV viruses. Some of these mutants are very good at infecting human cells, no different from their “natural” viral ancestor. Some of them are worse. Together, they can teach researchers something important about HIV in humans.
Dr. Julie Overbaugh is renowned both for her HIV research and thoughtful mentorship
Dec. 2, 2016
| By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
Fred Hutch HIV researcher Dr. Julie Overbaugh is as famed for her mentorship as she is for the quality and breadth of her research. On Dec. 1, she was recognized for her excellent mentoring with the lifetime Nature Mentoring Award in Science.