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Sep 30 2015 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Assistant Professor Scott Dixon was selected as a Terman Fellow for three years beginning Fall 2015.  These fellowships, established by William Hewlett and David Packard, aid young scientists with establishing their laboratories and recuiting graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Sep 28 2015 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Researchers in Jan Skotheim's lab have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that controls how large cells grow, an insight that could one day provide insight into attacking diseases such as cancer.  The study was recently published in Nature.
Sep 14 2015 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
RNA polymerase II makes life possible by expressing genes. Now, a multidisciplinary team of Stanford scientists led by Prof. Steven Block has observed this enzyme transcribing DNA in real time in the highest detail ever. The work is a crucial piece in understanding one of the most fundamental...