Basic Sciences Division

Seminars and Meetings

The following events are for members of the Basic Sciences Division and other scientific collaborators. Read more about meetings, clubs and seminars »

Seattle Mitosis Group
Asbury Lab
Thursday, September 4
Hutch: D1-080

Division News

Dr. Heidi Dvinge Receives DoD Postdoctoral Fellowships

Basic Sciences postdoc Heidi Dvinge of the Robert K. Bradley Lab has received a Department of Defense fellowship to study certain aspects of breast cancer starting in May 2014. Please join us in congratulating her!
DoD Press Release »

Former Tsukiyama Lab Member Named One of Nation’s Top Scientists

Thomas G. Fazzio, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine, has been recognized as a rising scientific star by President Obama with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

The Presidential Award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers in the early phases of their research careers. Dr. Fazzio was one of 102 scientists and engineers selected for this year’s award.

Read more here. »

Career Opportunity

Junior and Senior Faculty Members
The division of Basic Sciences is seeking applicants for available faculty member positions. For more info, please click here.

Latest Publications

Fowler, K.R., Sasaki, M., Milman, N., Keeney, S., Smith, G.R. (2014). Evolutionarily diverse determinants of meiotic DNA break and recombination landscapes across the genome. Genome Res.
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Bachtrog, D., Mank, J.E., Peichel, C.L., Kirkpatrick, M., Otto, S.P., Ashman, T.-L., Hahn, M.W., Kitano, J., Mayrose, I., Ming, R., Perrin, N., Ross, L., Valenzuela, N., Vamosi, J.C., Tree of Sex, C. (2014). Sex determination: why so many ways of doing it? PLoS Biol, 12(7), e1001899. PMCID: PMC4077654.
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Thyagarajan B., Bloom, JD. The inherent mutational tolerance and antigenic evolvability of influenza hemagglutinin. eLife 2014;10.7554/eLife.03300
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Congratulations to our recent graduates!

These graduate students recently obtained their Ph.D.:

  • Kristina Krassovsky (MCB)
  • Christopher Weber  (MCB)
  • Adam Waite (MCB)

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