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The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.

David Webb

David Webb Interview – Part 5 of 5

June 3, 2014 | Greg Cherryholmes

While many scientists have continued their career paths into industry, or stayed in academia, there are few who have been able to successfully traverse both arenas of research as well as David Webb. I recently had a discussion with Dr.

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David Webb

David Webb Interview – Part 4 of 5

May 27, 2014 | Greg Cherryholmes

While many scientists have continued their career paths into industry, or stayed in academia, there are  few who have been able to successfully traverse both arenas of research as well as David Webb.

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David Webb

David Webb Interview – Part 3 of 5

May 19, 2014 | Greg Cherryholmes

While many scientists have continued their career paths into industry, or stayed in academia, there are few who have been able to successfully traverse both arenas of research as well as David Webb. I recently had a discussion with Dr.

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David Webb

David Webb Interview - Part 2 of 5

May 13, 2014 | Greg Cherryholmes

While many scientists have continued their career paths into industry, or stayed in academia, there are few who have been able to successfully traverse both arenas of research as well as David Webb. I recently had a discussion with Dr.

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David Webb Interview - Part 1 of 5

April 21, 2014 | Greg Cherryholmes

While many scientists have continued their career paths into industry, or stayed in academia, there are  few who have been able to successfully traverse both arenas of research as well as David Webb.  In his illustrious 40+ year career, Dr.

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Samuel LaBarge

Success in Science

October 10, 2012 | Samuel LaBarge

… often it was the plodders who turned out to be powerhouses. — from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s “ Cancer Ward .”  Whether you plod for competition or for the sheer love of discovery, if you stick it out you can be successful.

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Samuel LaBarge

Bloggin on science - Mistakes!?!

May 14, 2012 | Samuel LaBarge

Foolish mistakes are an amazing aspect of scientific research. Mistakes that involve not following a set protocol or failing to follow a protocol or just forgetting there are protocols is not uncommon to a scientist.

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Krist T. Azizian

Applying for a Postdoctoral Position: A Stark Presentation

May 10, 2012 | Krist Azizian

On March 21, 2012, Jeremy Stark, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Cancer Biology , gave a great seminar during which he touched upon the finer points of preparing an application for a postdoctoral position.

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City of Hope Leading Edge Lectures

A Leading-Edge Lecture Journey with Dr. James Ford

April 25, 2012 | Caroline C. Richard Clark

I invited James Ford, M.D., from Stanford University School of Medicine, to present a Leading-Edge Lecture (LEL) for two main reasons:  First, Dr. Ford's research fits with my career interests and the work performed at our institution comprising translational and clinical research; second, we both share an interest in the potential use of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors (PARPi) as therapy.

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Samuel LaBarge

Blogging on muscle: Warning - science ahead

March 7, 2012 | Samuel LaBarge

Lower organisms such as planarians, axolotls and zebra fish can regenerate with great breadth; from entire half portions of a body, to whole limbs and hearts, respectively. As adult mammals, we are aware of our own limited capacity for regeneration.

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