Chromatin researcher and professor of radiation oncology Dr. Mark Groudine retires after four decades

Fundamental insights into gene control After obtaining a bachelor’s of science degree in zoology from the University of Wisconsin, Groudine received both his MD and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, where he met fellow graduate student and future close collaborator and friend Harold Weintraub, MD, PhD. During his graduate work, Groudine spent a year … Read more

Geneticist and cell-cycle expert Dr. Linda Breeden retires

“She made some really important contributions to discovering new linkages between gene expression in the cell cycle,” he said Brenda Andrews, PhDa molecular geneticist at the University of Toronto who also focused on how the cell cycle regulates transcription in her early career. After 20 years of focusing on how yeast cells grow, Breeden switched … Read more