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Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

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Database to collect research on cancer mutations

School of Medicine researchers developed an online “knowledgebase” intended to gather and organize the vast body of knowledge known as cancer genomics. The hope is that clinicians can better identify mutations in tumors and targeted drugs.

I-CARES leader to study organisms in ocean

Himadri Pakrasi, director of the International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability, received a $1 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to study tiny organisms and algae in the ocean.

Arts & Sciences plans variety of lectures

This spring, departments in Arts & Sciences are bringing in a variety of speakers well known in their fields for named lectures, on topics from early Christianity to mathematics to Pluto. The speakers help broaden conversations at the university.

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Noon Wednesday, Feb. 1

Weight Watchers at Work info session

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WashU in the News

Trump’s refugee and immigration ban recalls past exclusionary laws

ABC News

Scientists uncover new way to starve tumor cells to death

Yahoo News

Missouri could soon join the ranks of right-to-work states


50 Missourians you should know


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Erin Linnenbringer photoErin Linnenbringer, an instructor in surgery for the Division of Public Health Sciences at the School of Medicine, has been appointed to a five-year term on the Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship Advisory Group for the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

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Who Knew WashU?

Who Knew WashU graphicQuestion: Which famous musician performed at Washington University for a student dance in the 1950s?
A) Ray Charles B) Jerry Lee Lewis
C) Elvis Presley D) Little Richard

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