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[9 Jan 2013 | Comments Off | ]

These links may or may not help you finish that manuscript…
Overly honest methods  – How it really gets done! (or #overlyhonestmethods on Twitter)
They’ve found us out! – The Daily Show reveals what we’re REALLY up to
Awesomeness – Amazing timelapse of Pacific Northwest scenery
More awesomeness – Just because

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[3 Jan 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Photos from the MCB Fall Gathering

The MCB Fall Gathering took place in November. Check out the pictures!

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[6 Dec 2012 | Comments Off | ]

Link to Nature article on toxic mentoring styles

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[22 Oct 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Upcoming event: Elections, Politics & Science

At this special extended election-night edition, join a non-partisan selection of local scientists and researchers to discuss the intersection of politics and science, including how scientists are involved in shaping policy and how funding affects scientific research.

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[17 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Emerging retrovirus meets match in emerging retrovirologist

by Alex Compton
Retroviruses, notorious for causing immunodeficiency in primates, cats and cows, were first studied by cancer biologists to understand mechanisms of cell transformation and carcinogenesis. In fact, the first retrovirus discovered was an agent responsible for neoplasia in chickens. Tumor-inducing retroviruses were soon revealed in mammalian species as well, effectively bridging the fields of retrovirology and cancer biology for decades to come.
Beginning in 2006, scientists and the public alike were reminded of this relationship when Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-Like Retrovirus (XMRV) was implicated in two human diseases with unknown …