Basic scientists honored for outstanding contributions in biochemistry, transcription, genomics and systems biology, and pathbreaking studies in the field of oncogenes
Jan. 17, 2011
| By Kristen Woodward
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center systems biologist Dr. Roger Brent and molecular biologist Dr. Robert Eisenman, both of the Basic Sciences Division, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
The $100,000 one-year grant will fund the development of a new class of antimicrobial drugs to treat TB and limit the evolution of resistance to antibiotics
May 11, 2009
| By Dean Forbes
A project by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Dr. Gerald Smith to find new antibiotics to treat TB and to simultaneously limit the evolution of resistance to antibiotics was selected for funding by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges in Global Health. The $100,000, one-year grant was one of 81 awarded by the organization worldwide in early May.