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Sue Biggins wins Beckman award

April 3, 2003

Dr. Sue Biggins of the Basic Sciences Division recently received the Beckman Young Investigator Award.

The three-year award from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation of $240,000 supports her studies of how chromosomes separate from one another during cell division.

The foundation promotes research in chemistry and the life sciences, particularly to foster new avenues of research.

The Beckman program aims to provide research support to promising faculty in the early stages of academic careers in chemical and life sciences.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.