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Atlas of Science: The position of the centromere is marked with ubiquitylation of CENP-A

January 30, 2018

Chromosomes must segregate equally between daughter cells during cell division, and for proper chromosome segregation, spindle microtubules must attach to a single region of each chromosome, termed the “centromere,” in most eukaryotes. The kinetochore …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Greehey Institute begins 2018 with new faculty studying children’s cancer

January 18, 2018

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio is on an impressive and rising trajectory as 2018 begins. This includes the recruitment of seven new faculty members, further bolstering the Alamo City’s thriving biosciences sec …


WQAD: YOUR HEALTH: A fish that could help treat cancer

January 8, 2018

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – It all started in May. Kennedie Bailey was a healthy, happy fifth-grader when doctors diagnosed her with rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. “He did a biopsy and then a few weeks later, we found out the results and t …


WFMZ: Health Beat: Kennedie and zebrafish fight cancer together

December 22, 2017

Kennedie Bailey was a healthy, happy fifth grader until this past summer, when doctors diagnosed her with rhabdomyosarcoma; a rare form of childhood cancer. “He did a biopsy, and then a few weeks later, we found out the results, and that’s how we learn …


WDNU: Cancer researchers turn to small fish to save lives

December 15, 2017

Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly and take up little room. But most important; they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly. This gives doctors a …


Ivanhoe Network: Kennedie and Zebrafish Fight Cancer Together

December 14, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Texas. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly, and take up little room. But most important; they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little …


ACS Journals: Addressing late effects and quality of life essential to improving survivorship care (Aune Lab)

December 14, 2017

Abstract This news section offers Cancer readers timely information on events, public policy analysis, topical issues, and personalities. In this issue, we highlight efforts being made to improve cancer survivorship care and mitigate the late effects o …


Ivanhoe Network: Kennedie and Zebrafish Fight Cancer Together

December 14, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Texas. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly and take up little room. But most important; they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little …


WJMN: Fighting cancer

December 14, 2017

Zebrafish are small and translucent. But most important; they grow transplanted cancer tumors very quickly. This gives doctors a clear view of why some cancers metastasize and recur. Eventually, this research will yield treatment for these recurrent ca …


9&10 News: Healthy Living: Zebrafish Fighting Cancer (Ignatius Lab)

December 13, 2017

Zebrafish are quickly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly and take up little room, but most importantly they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly, helping doctors lea …