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In the Lab
An illustration of sugar being sprinkled on a cancer cell.
Just Add Sugar: How a Protein’s Small Change Leads to Big Trouble for Cells
A study from investigators in the Sloan Kettering Institute uncovers the details of how a key protein called GRP94 becomes disrupted, leading to cancer and other diseases.
In the Lab
Confocal microscopy image of a female fruit fly brain.
How Fruit Flies Know When They've Mated
Research from investigators at the Sloan Kettering Institute shows how a brain circuit controls mating behavior in fruit flies.
In the Lab
CT scan showing lymphoma in the abdomen between the liver and the gallbladder.
A Metabolic Enzyme Drives Lymphoma and Is a Potential Drug Target
New research from Sloan Kettering Institute investigators pinpoints altered cell metabolism as a cause of B cell lymphoma.
In the Lab
Fluorescent image of CAR T cells in mouse liver fibrosis
A New Target for CAR T Cells: Senescence-Related Diseases
From atherosclerosis and diabetes to liver fibrosis and osteoarthritis, senescent cells are at the root of many debilitating diseases. Scientists increasingly have them in the crosshairs.
Q&A
Mohita Tagore, a postdoctoral fellow in the Sloan Kettering Institute
Meet Mohita Tagore, Winner of a Kravis WiSE Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dr. Tagore is a postdoctoral fellow in the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at the Sloan Kettering Institute studying cell communication in cancer.
Event
MSK leadership on the stage in the Zuckerman Research Center auditorium.
MSK’s Virtual Convocation and Commencement Honors Graduates and Award Winners
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s 41st annual ceremony recognized graduates and award winners with an online event.
In the Lab
X and Y chromosomes in mice
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (Especially for Sex Chromosomes)
One’s big, one’s small. Somehow, they make it work.
Feature
Two gloved hands opening a drawer in a laboratory.
Double Trouble: Researchers Find Many Cancers Carry Two Mutations in the Same Gene
Discovery reveals that the genetic causes of cancer may be more complicated than previously thought.
In Brief
A fluorescent image of cells undergoing differentiation in a mouse model.
Cancer Stem Cells’ Reliance on a Key Amino Acid Could Be an Exploitable Weakness
The discovery links metabolism to the way cancer stem cells form tumors.

Nobel Laureate James Allison to Speak at Virtual Commencement as GSK Awards Doctorates to Eight Students

Learn about the eight students who successfully defended their dissertations and will be awarded PhD degrees during the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences commencement ceremony on May 27.

  • Friday, May 22, 2020