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Machine learning provides new insights into tumor suppression

Algorithm illuminated surprising metabolic effects of important cancer gene

May 7, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A machine learning algorithm helped Fred Hutch scientists solve a challenging problem in cancer genomics. And the surprising answer has revealed potential new targets for cancer drugs.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 30, 2017

The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy announced that Dr. Phil Greenberg, head of the Program in Immunology at the Hutch, has joined its team of more than 300 scientists from the academic, nonprofit, biotech and pharma sectors.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 13, 2017

Mary Potts, longtime director of information services for Fred Hutch’s Cancer Surveillance System, was honored recently with the prestigious Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, or NAACCR.

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New library of HIV mutants could inform vaccine design

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.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 22, 2016

Dr. Candice Grzelak gets $180K to study breast cancer mets; Infectious Disease Sciences earns training grant; Drs. Jesse Bloom, Frederick "Erick" Matsen named HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholars

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 14, 2016

Dr. Matthias Stephan awarded for immunotherapy work; Dr. Melinda Miernacki gets grant; Dr. Jesse Bloom honored by American Society for Virology

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