Welcome to LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences research news from around campus and the internet. Each Friday, LabBook will recap the week on the blog, with links to news stories about our faculty and their research.
- Leukemia researcher Olatoyosi Odenike talks about the Conquer Cancer Foundation award that jumpstarted her career.
- Research by Ravi Salgia adds a new acronym to the list of genetic mutations that can be targeted to treat lung cancer.
- We launched a new monthly podcast to highlight research at the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences. Tune in to the first episode on “The Ubiquitous Protein.”
- Molecular biologist Benoit Roux found that just 12 molecules of water can gum up the works of a basic biological structure.
- The Scientist magazine featured Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade in a long profile about her career as a physician and breast cancer genetics researcher.
Careful crowd-surfing if you’re heading out to Lollapalooza this weekend. We’ll see you next week.