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HT Spring 2007

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On the cover:
You must help keep science in the forefront of public policy


A cancer mystery solved

In finding a master switch for tumor suppression, CSHL researcher Alea Mills and her team took risks to solve a decade’s old mystery

Working the cancer puzzle

Knowing the structure of the genome solves a piece of the puzzle, but probing gene function
is the current challenge for CSHL research teams led by Scott Lowe, Rafaella Sordella,
and Senthil Muthuswamy

Annual meeting

Q: What’s fun, productive, and inspiring? A: The CSHL Association

David Spector's many hats

Get to know the new Director of Research for CSHL, his job, his passion, and his goals for
the future of research

Science Soirées

CSHL and the New York Public Library team up to make science concepts accessible at wine and cheese evenings

Trustee profile

New Trustee John C. Phelan is bullish on CSHL. Find out where he’s placing his bets


CSHL investigators receive an NH Pathway to Independence Award; the National Academy of Sciences 2007 Award in Molecular Biology; and the first ever Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award

New staff notes

Four new faculty members join CSHL from Caltech, the University of Tokyo, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Book review

Crazy: A Father’s Search through America’s Mental Health Madness by Pete Earley