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SARS, Malaria, and the Microarray
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Nov 21, 2005
It was the first Saturday of Spring 2003, and Joe DeRisi and his postdoc David Wang were staked out at either end of the University of California, San Francisco's Genentech Hall waiting for the FedEx truck.
Infection International
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Sep 26, 2005
As an undergraduate at St. Andrews University in Scotland, David Russell fell in love with infection.
Rebel with a Lab
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Aug 29, 2005
Bruce Lahn has always been something of a rebel.
I Smell a ... Worm
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Aug 1, 2005
For Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Cori Bargmann, the worm's the thing.
Sapping Cancer's Energy
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Jul 4, 2005
Craig Thompson didn't set out to be a spokesman for the importance of bioenergetics in determining cell fate.
Bring Me Your Genomes
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Jun 6, 2005
In 1991, Ewan Birney, a lad of 19, left England with his high-school diploma and went to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) to "fool around" for a year before going to college.
Man Behaving Oddly
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | May 9, 2005
As a young scientist at the University of California, San Francisco, Andrew Murray once attended an opera wearing a red rubber dress.
The Dynamic Duo
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Apr 11, 2005
One day in the early 1990s, Bert Vogelstein was showing fellow cancer researcher Sandy Markowitz around his lab at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore.
Pranks and Pumps
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Mar 14, 2005
"We have your dog," read the cut-and-paste ransom note taped to Chris Miller's office door one day in the late 1990s.
The Egg Man
Karen Hopkin(khopkin@the-scientist.com) | Feb 14, 2005
In John Eppig's world, the egg reigns supreme.