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Lu on Syn Bio

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016

MIT researcher and Scientist to Watch Timothy Lu talks about the value of cross-disciplinary approaches in bringing synthetic biology into the clinic.


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Timothy Lu: Niche Perfect

By Kerry Grens | May 1, 2016

Associate Professor, Departments of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Biological Engineering, MIT. Age: 35


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Pet Scans

By Timothy M. Fan, Amy K. LeBlanc, and Nicola Mason | April 1, 2016

Studying tumor development and treatment in dogs and cats, in parallel with research on rodents and humans, could improve the successful translation of new cancer drugs.


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Opinion: Translation Nation

By Kathleen Marsman and Lisa McKerracher | November 18, 2015

What’s in store for commercialization grants at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research?


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New Scripps Research Institute Leadership

By Jef Akst | September 20, 2015

The nonprofit institution names a new CEO and president.


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Opinion: Star Trek Medicine

By Dean Tantin | November 6, 2014

An apology for basic research


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Opinion: Overcoming Cancer’s Complexities

By David Rubenson, Daniel S. Kapp, and Beverly Mitchell | April 11, 2014

Considering “targeted therapeutics” in the face of intra-patient heterogeneity. 


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Next Generation: Cancer Cell Protein Profiling

By Abby Olena | January 15, 2014

Antibody barcoding allows scientists and clinicians to analyze protein expression in small amounts of cancer tissue.

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Week in Review: January 6–10

By Tracy Vence | January 10, 2014

Bacterial genes aid tubeworm settling; pigmentation of ancient reptiles; nascent neurons and vertebrate development; exploring simple synapses; slug-inspired surgical glue


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Report Card: Sharing Animal Research

By Tracy Vence | January 8, 2014

New analysis finds that funding agencies, scientists, and journals are not including sufficient information when reporting on in vivo experiments.


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