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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Dr. Brenda Schulman joins the Board of Scientific Advisors

January 13, 2016
HHMI Investigator studies the structural basis of posttranslational modification by ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins

Dr. Brenda Schulman, HHMI Investigator and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital faculty member, studies the structural basis of posttranslational modification by ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins (UBls). Many eukaryotic cell processes are regulated by the attachment […]

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Dr. Eric N. Olson joins the Board of Scientific Advisors

January 6, 2016
UT Southwestern Medical Center Professor studies gene pathways involved in muscle development and regeneration

As a fan of country music and aspiring musician, Eric N. Olson was thrilled when the country music icon Willie Nelson and his wife Annie established the Annie and Willie Nelson Professorship for Olson at […]

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