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Research Roundup: June 2019

Here are summaries of a selection of the papers published by GCB faculty in June 2019:

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June 17, 2019

Defending Against Kidney Cell Carcinomas

Chi and Hsu found that depriving tumors of cysteine, a non-essential amino acid that becomes essential only to tumor cells once they have been malignantly transformed, has been shown to shrink tumor cells.
June 11, 2019

GCB Receives Grant To Create New International Training Program

The Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program called “Dissecting the Regulatory Genome Duke-Berlin Training Program.”