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Like snowflakes, no two cells are alike

Like snowflakes, no two cells are alike

Study shows that differences in cells’ ability to turn genes into proteins change how mutations manifest; offers insights into disease risk
Hutch News - January 17, 2020
CRISPR-based tool solves genetic mystery 80 million years in the making

CRISPR-based tool solves genetic mystery 80 million years in the making

Certain DNA sequences haven’t evolved since humans and mice diverged. But why?
Hutch News - January 07, 2020
Fred Hutch paleovirologist elected AAAS fellow

Fred Hutch paleovirologist elected AAAS fellow

American Association for the Advancement of Science honors Dr. Harmit Malik for applying evolutionary theories of genetic conflict to new biological processes
Hutch News - November 26, 2019
Age-old arms race points way to new-and-improved antiviral protein

Age-old arms race points way to new-and-improved antiviral protein

Guided by evolution, scientists create more potent antiviral that unexpectedly continues blocking dissimilar viruses
Hutch News - October 01, 2019
New type of viral anti-CRISPR found in human microbiome

New type of viral anti-CRISPR found in human microbiome

Protein used by viruses to combat DNA-snipping action of bacteria's CRISPR immune system
Hutch News - September 12, 2019
Why does flu make some people sick, but not others?

Why does flu make some people sick, but not others?

New study points to single mutations that allow flu to slip past immune system of some people, but not others
Hutch News - August 27, 2019
Remembering Dr. Ron Reeder, molecular biologist-turned-photographer

Remembering Dr. Ron Reeder, molecular biologist-turned-photographer

Renaissance man and expert in gene regulation had enduring impact on Fred Hutch’s Basic Sciences Division
Hutch News - August 15, 2019
Legionnaires' bacterium has a secret weapon — and a potential weakness

Legionnaires' bacterium has a secret weapon — and a potential weakness

Scientists discover how Legionella overcomes neighboring bacteria, revealing possible way to control it
Hutch News - May 28, 2019
Harmit Malik elected to National Academy of Sciences

Harmit Malik elected to National Academy of Sciences

Evolutionary biologist honored for fundamental discoveries of genetic conflict
Hutch News - May 01, 2019
Mapping all flu routes from bird to human

Mapping all flu routes from bird to human

Researchers take a comprehensive look at the changes in a bird flu protein that helps the virus jump to humans
Hutch News - April 30, 2019
2 Hutch postdocs named Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Breakthrough Scientists

2 Hutch postdocs named Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Breakthrough Scientists

Drs. Alistair Russell and Tera Levin among few Damon Runyon Fellows selected for further support
Hutch News - February 21, 2019