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Friday, September 20, 2013

Turesky lab - Paper of the Month

A recent publication co-authored by the Turesky lab on genome-wide sequencing of mutations and DNA adducts linking aristolochic acid to cancer is featured as an NIEHS Paper of the Month. "Mutational signature of aristolochic acid exposure as revealed by whole-exome sequencing" was published August 7 in Science Translational Medicine.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Dr. Robert Turesky - HealthTalk story

Professor Robert Turesky was featured in the September 10 Academic Health Center HealthTalk story, "Research Q&A: Identifying cancer's source."

Friday, September 13, 2013

Dr. Robert Turesky - Environmental Causes of Cancer

Professor Robert Turesky and post doc Byeong Hwa Yun presented an advance in determining the role of environmental agents in causing cancer at the 246th ACS meeting. Their research is also featured in the September 9 Medical XPress article "Advance in using biopsy samples in understanding environmental causes of cancer." Dr. Turesky is a new member of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, working in the Cancer Center at the new Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Dr. Gunda Georg - 2013 AHC Academy for Excellence Inductee

The University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center (AHC) has named Gunda Georg, Ph.D., a 2013 inductee into its Academy for Excellence in Health Research. Each year, the Academies for Excellence recognize outstanding faculty in the areas of scientific research or educational scholarship. Dr. Georg, professor and department head of Medicinal Chemistry and director of the Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development, has been inducted into the Academy for Excellence in Health Research. She joins previous lifetime inductees who have enhanced the research identity of the University of Minnesota through sustained nationally- and internationally-recognized biomedical or health-related research in their field.