Archive for 2016

Presenting the 39th Fellows Symposium

March 30, 2016
Challenges in Biomedical Research from the Fellows' Perspective

The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research presents the 39th FELLOWS SYMPOSIUM CHALLENGES IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH FROM THE FELLOWS PERSPECTIVE Friday, Saturday, Sunday, April 8, 9, & 10, 2016 The Interlaken Inn […]

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Luis Parada Joins the Board of Scientific Advisors

February 24, 2016
Dr. Parada recently joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as the new Director of the Brain Tumor Center.

Dr. Luis Parada recently joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as the new Director of the Brain Tumor Center, where he will continue his research in the fields of molecular genetics, embryonic development, and signal […]

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mRNA clusters found in Drosophila germ granules

January 20, 2016
In Nature Communications, JCC Fellow Tatjana Trcek reports new regulatory mechanisms for germ plasm mRNAs

As an embryo develops, cells differentiate into specialized body cells that compose different tissues. But not all cells can differentiate. If they all did, the organism would face a problem: no stem cells would be […]

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Angelika Amon Joins the Board of Scientific Advisors

January 20, 2016
HHMI Investigator studies chromosome segregation, including aneuploidy and its role in cancer

Dr. Angelika Amon, HHMI Investigator and MIT professor, joins the BSA this year. “The JCC is one of the premier mechanisms to support talented young scientists,” says Amon. “I am honored and excited to be […]

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Fellowship Application Deadline Approaching

January 20, 2016
JCC Fellowship applications must be received by February 1, 2016

The Fund awards fellowships to qualified individuals for full-time postdoctoral research on cancer and related subject areas. Applicants should not have more than one year of postdoctoral experience and should hold either an M.D. or […]

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