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Watch Live Webcast of “Major Trends” Seminar — Annual Event for High School Students

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s annual seminar exposes high school students and their teachers to cutting-edge scientific research.

Monday, November 4, 2013
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At Work: Cell Biologist Emily Foley

Memorial Sloan Kettering cell biologist Emily Foley discusses her research, which is focused on improving the understanding of cell division.

Friday, October 18, 2013
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Immune Cells in the Brain Could be Enlisted to Fight Glioblastoma

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers say a drug that acts on noncancerous, tumor-infiltrating cells might provide a new treatment option for the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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New Technology Could Enable Immediate Detection of Tumor Borders during Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering scientists are developing new imaging instrumentation that could enable pathologist and surgeons to collaborate more seamlessly and reduce the need for repeat surgeries.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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The Social Behavior of Bacteria Offers New Ideas for Antimicrobial Drug Design

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have discovered how a common bacterium can evolve to become more mobile and easier to get rid of.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Faster than the Speed of Light: New Imaging Approach Could Measure Tumor Activity

A new imaging approach being investigated by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers could provide better information about a tumor’s molecular activity, allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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Taking Clues from Nature for the Development of New Drugs

In this Q&A, Memorial Sloan Kettering chemist Derek Tan discusses why natural products offer inspiration for the development of new drugs.

Monday, September 16, 2013
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Do Cancer Cell Lines Really Resemble Tumors? Now Researchers Can Tell

A recent study found that the cell lines most commonly used for research on ovarian cancer are not the most suitable.

Monday, August 26, 2013
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A Look Inside the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Watch our scientists discuss how the Geoffrey Beene Center helped Memorial Sloan Kettering establish a progressive approach to modern cancer research.

Friday, July 19, 2013
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2013 Academic Convocation and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School Commencement

Honors were conferred, PhD degrees were awarded, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author addressed the graduates at the May 10 ceremony.

Monday, July 8, 2013