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Volume 8, Number 33Space holderAugust 20, 2004


Group Details Structure of Centromeric Transition Regions of Human Genome

Chromosome image

A group of researchers has completed a six-year project examining the structure and evolution of the centromeric transition regions of the human genome. The centromere is the junction of the pair of chromatids that make up a chromosome. (Full Story)

Image courtesy of the National Human Genome Research Institute


George Stamatoyannopoulos Honored by Hematology Society

George Stamatoyannopoulos, professor of medicine and of genome sciences, is the International Society for Experimental Hematology 2004 Metcalf honorary lecturer and award recipient. (Full Story)

Denny Liggitt Named Chair of Comparative Medicine

Denny Liggitt, professor of comparative medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Comparative Medicine, effective Aug. 1. (Full Story)

Freeman, Greenberg to Lead Women's Heart Program

A pair of UW faculty members have been selected to lead the new Women’s Heart Program at the UW Medicine Regional Heart Center. (Full Story)

State Department of Personnel Completes Reform of Civil Service Rules

The Washington State Department of Personnel has completed its reform of the state’s civil service rules. (Full Story)