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Volume 7, Number 3Space holderJanuary 24, 2003

Photon receptor arrangement imaged, published in Nature

Monica Morrison and Elaine Haig hold bags of shredded papers in old MEDEX office

Using atomic-force microscopy, vision researchers have created images of rod photon receptors in their natural state (as shown above), and have analyzed their packing arrangement. (Full Story)

Image by Yan Liang, senior fellow in ophthalmology


Medical students present research in Carmel, Calif.

Seventy-six UW School of Medicine students were accepted to present their work at the 2003 Western Student Medical Research Forum (WSMRF) in Carmel, Calif., from Jan. 29 through Feb. 1. (Full Story)

Idaho Mini-Medical School focuses on heart disease

The School of Medicine is co-sponsoring the University of Idaho (UI) Mini-Medical School program focusing on the detection and treatment of cardiac disease. (Full Story)

Medical school alumni and staff honored at Multicultural Dinner

Nearly 100 School of Medicine students, alumni, staff and faculty attended "Celebrating the Voices of Change: Transforming Communities," the 10th annual Multicultural Dinner at the Health Sciences Center Jan. 16. (Full Story)

Seattle genetic counselor heads national society

Genetic counselor Robin Bennett has been elected 2003 president of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. (Full Story)

Microtubule dynamics discussed at Science in Medicine Lecture

Linda Wordeman, associate professor of physiology and biophysics presents "Order from Chaos: Microtubule Dynamics and Chromosome Segregation," at the Science in Medicine lecture, Thursday, Feb. 6, at noon in A-420 Hogness Auditorium, Health Sciences Center. (Full Story)


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