Galo Garcia (Reiter Lab) and Xiaoyu Shi show us how the ciliary gate is organized and how that goes wrong in disease.
QBI held a competition to give away 1.1 million dollars for bold ideas and basic research in cancer and psychiatry. Four grants and four fellowships were awarded to the best collaborative ideas that merged both basic and clinical research. Jeremy Reiter and David Raleigh proposed a bold idea in cancer: How fats cause cancer: Lipids in the primary cilium activate oncogenic Hedgehog signaling.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has selected photojournalist Lynsey Addario, biochemist William J. Rutter and former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson as recipients of its honorary degrees this May.