Honoring Our Past SAMMIE Winners!

Past SAMMIE Winners

Young Fluorescence Investigator Award Goes to Tanner

Posted: May 4, 2016

Kandice Tanner has received the annual Young Fluorescence Investigator Award awarded by HORIBA Scientific. This award recognizes the awardee for novel and exciting applications of fluorescence in biology and biophysics at the Biological Fluorescence Subgroup Meeting during the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting.  Read more about Dr. Tanner and her research.

Robert Yarchoan Elected to Association of American Physicians

Posted: May 4, 2016

The goals of the Association of American Physicians (AAP) members include the pursuit of medical knowledge, and the advancement through experimentation and discovery of basic and clinical science and their application to clinical medicine. Each year, individuals having attained excellence in achieving these goals, are recognized by nomination for membership.  Read more about Dr. Yarchoan and his research.

Michael Lichten Elected to AAAS

Posted: May 4, 2016

Congratulations to Michael Lichten on his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy’s membership of 4,600 Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members includes many of the most accomplished scholars and practitioners worldwide.  Read more about Dr. Lichten and his research.

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Novel Genome-Wide Screening Method Identifies Genes Important to Breast Cancer Metastasis

Posted: May 3, 2016

For patients with solid tumors, the primary cause of illness and death is metastasis, a complex process involving multiple steps and cooperation between cancerous and normal cells. Many genes must be involved, but few have been found and characterized.

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Brachyury Essential for Notochord Cell Fate, Not Proliferation or EMT

Posted: May 3, 2016

The Brachyury or T gene encodes a transcription factor that is essential for body axis elongation during embryonic development. T is also highly expressed in chordomas, rare sarcomas derived from notochord cells, and a number of additional tumor types, including lung, prostate, and colon cancers. 

Targeted Photoimmunotherapy Approach for Cancer Moves Forward

Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Two new studies from NCI researchers add to growing evidence of the promise of a novel type of cancer immunotherapy that uses infrared light to activate rapid and selective killing of cancer cells.

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Posted: Apr 26, 2016

CCR recognizes all of our laboratory professinals this week

Childhood Cancer Talk Radio Interviews Dr. Kathy Warren

Posted: Apr 13, 2016

Childhood Cancer Talk Radio (Jack’s Angels Foundation) talks to Dr. Kathy Warren about her work and research into solutions for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), one of the deadliest and most elusive brain tumors to treat.

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Dynamic Regulation of FoxA1 by Steroid Receptors

Posted: Apr 8, 2016

The estrogen receptor (ER) is a key regulator in breast cancer initiation and progression. A widely discussed model proposes that forkhead box protein A1 (FoxA1) acts as a pioneer factor in cancer by binding and penetrating closed chromatin to allow access by transcription factors (TFs), including ER.

Celebrate Diversity Month

Posted: Apr 4, 2016

We are committed to increasing diversity in our workforce.  Learn more...