Archive for 2018

mitoCPR Rescues Mitochondria from Certain Death

May 16, 2018
JCC Fellow Hilla Weidberg discovered new protective pathway

Mitochondria — the powerhouses of cells — import molecules to generate energy and many necessary molecules for the cell. But what happens when something goes wrong? This was the big picture question that JCC Fellow […]

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Anjana Rao Retires from the JCC Board of Scientific Advisors

May 16, 2018
Rao is a professor at the La Jolla Institute, an academic affilitate of the University of California, San Diego

The Jane Coffin Childs Fund thanks Anjana Rao for her eight years of service on the Board of Scientific Advisors. When Rao joined the BSA, she was just transitioning from Harvard Medical School to the […]

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Integrins Align with Cellular Forces

April 25, 2018
Former JCC Fellow Clare Waterman visualizes molecular basis of cell movement with live cell microscopy

Caption: The images show the orientation of integrins (yellow and green lines) at the leading edge (red lines) of a migrating white blood cell and within the focal adhesions (magenta lines) of a migrating fibroblast, […]

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Hao Wu wins NIH New Innovator Award

February 15, 2018
Assistant Professor of Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania was a Jane Coffin Childs Fellow

Hao Wu, assistant professor of Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania and former JCC Fellow (2011 -2014), recently won an NIH New Innovator Award. The award grants $1.5 million over five years to pursue to […]

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