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In The Lab

Ro Versus Musashi: How One Molecule Can Turn Cancer Cells Back to Normal

Researchers identify a compound that appears to eliminate tumor cells in a dish and in mice.

An illustration of a samurai and a crab.

In the Lab

Checkpoint Challenge: When Releasing Immune Cell Brakes Is Not Enough to Stop Cancer

Scientists have learned that cutting a T cell’s brakes can have unexpected consequences.

Immune cells surrounding a cancer cell

In The Lab

Computational “Hive Mind” Helps Scientists Solve an Enzyme’s Cryptic Movements

The breakthrough gives an unprecedented look at the varied and shifting poses of a protein in action.

Two clusters of colored blobs with a diagram in the middle

Event

Convocation and Commencement Ceremony Celebrates Scientists and Scholars from MSK and Beyond

Scientists and scholars received degrees and awards at MSK's 40th annual ceremony, held on May 29.

The GSK class of 2019

Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduates the Largest Group of Doctoral Students in Its 15-Year History

Learn about 14 students who will receive doctoral degrees from the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at MSK.

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Q & A

Steering Cancer Cells Back to Normal: 8 Questions with Kristian Helin

Learn about Kristian Helin, the new Chair of the Cell Biology Program at the Sloan Kettering Institute and Director of the Center for Epigenetics Research at MSK.

Kristian Helin in his laboratory

Feature

How Do Immune Cells Kill Their Prey?

When an immune cell faces a foe, it has more than chemical weapons at its disposal.

An illustration of an immune cell killing a cancer cell, and a snake attacking a mouse

In The Lab

Scientists Home In On “Equation” for Muscle Cell Size

A new study in flies reveals a previously unknown type of cooperation at work in muscle cells.

Mutlinucleated muscle cells from flies

Feature

Beyond Sugar: What Cancer Cells Need to Grow

While sugar gets most of the attention as a cancer fuel, other nutrients can be equally important.

a cartoon of a cancer cell spooning glutamine from a jar

Science Byte

Scientists Discover Keys to Immune Response against Anthrax

Researchers clarify how the immune system activates an inflammatory defense against pathogens.

Ribbon diagram of an anthrax protein.