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Volume 8, Number 48Space holderDecember 10, 2004


Mary-Claire King receives Marion Spencer Fay Award

Photo of Mary-Claire King

Mary-Claire King has received the 2004 Marion Spencer Fay Award from the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership of Drexel University's College of Medicine, in Philadelphia. (Full Story)

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Domestic breeding of chickens does not reduce their genetic diversity

Today's domestic chickens have just as much genetic diversity as their wild ancestor, according to genome scientists analyzing the variations on the newly sequenced chicken genome. (Full Story)

Longtime professor Milton Gordon honored with lecture series

Milton P. Gordon, professor emeritus of biochemistry and a UW faculty member for 45 years, will be honored this week when the Department of Biochemistry presents the first in a series of annual lectures named for him. (Full Story)