Archive for the ‘Fund News’ Category

Coiled proteins puncture membranes in response to pH cue

April 28, 2016
JCC Fellow Jessica Polka demonstrates the engineering potential of a unique protein polymer

Jessica Polka in the lab. Photo by Alina Chan. So much of biological research relies solely on model organisms, and for good reasons. Model organisms — think yeast, fruit flies, and mice — are relatively […]

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Metabolic changes allow eggs to store fuel for development

April 7, 2016
JCC Fellow Matthew Sieber published the research in Cell

This is an artist’s depiction of mitochondria, courtesy of Matthew Sieber. The purple on the outside border represents the outer mitochondrial membrane. The blue on the inside depicts the mitochondrial inner membrane space. The green […]

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Viral DNA within our genome helps us fight infections

March 30, 2016
JCC Fellow Edward Chuong published the research in Science on March 4, 2016

Research from University of Utah geneticists, Cedric Feschotte, Ph.D., Edward Chuong, Ph.D., and Nels Elde, Ph.D., reveals that DNA remnants of viruses embedded into the genomes of our ancestors millions of years ago may help […]

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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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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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