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

Researchers show how liver cancer cells hijack circadian clock machinery to divide and spread

The most common type of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), is already the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths globally; and cases are on the rise, both in the US and worldwide. While chemotherapy, surgery and liver transplants can help some patients, targeted treatments for HCC could save millions more lives. Recent studies have offered … Read more