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Commentary by Hani Goodarzi on the impact of the SCOTUS ruling on the travel ban

"When we accepted these students into our graduate programs, we made them a promise that while they may be away from home, this country will be their new home; that the U.S. values diversity in thought and culture; that they will be trained, educated, and cared for."

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Peter Walter Elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2018

Walter is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and has received some of the most esteemed prizes in biomedical science including the Breakthrough Prize in Life Science, the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award and the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine. Congratulations Peter on yet another one to add to the list!

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Bold & Basic Grant Awarded to Reiter, Raleigh & Poskanzer

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.

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