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Allen-Vercoe group publishes book chapter on Fusobacteria.

Allen-Vercoe group publishes book chapter on Fusobacteria.

Graduate students Avery Robinson and Jacob Wilde contributed to a book chapter with Emma Allen-Vercoe that covers many aspects of Fusobacteria biology.  Entitled "Fusobacteria: Physiology, Form and Function" it is published in "Colorectal neoplasia and the...

Avery Robinson and Greg Higgins awarded Canada Graduate Scholarships

Avery Robinson and Greg Higgins awarded Canada Graduate Scholarships

Pop some champagne and toast Avery Robinson and Greg Higgins of the Allen-Vercoe lab! Avery won a Canada Graduate Scholarship - 3-year Doctoral Award, and Greg won a Canada Graduate Scholarship 1 year Master's award, both from the Canadian Institutes of Health...

45 is the New 50

45 is the New 50

On October 27, 2020, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a recommendation that colorectal cancer screening of individuals at average risk for the disease start at age 45 rather than age 50. “This recommendation is hugely impactful,” said OPTIMISTICC...

Dr. Josep Tabernero receives National Research Award

Dr. Josep Tabernero receives National Research Award

Congratulations to Co-Investigator Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD, Director of Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), for receiving The National Research Award, bestowed by the Catalonian Government and the Catalonian Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRI)...

Dr. Matthew Meyerson is an AACR Team Science Awardee

Dr. Matthew Meyerson is an AACR Team Science Awardee

Congratulations to Co-Principal Investigator Matthew Meyerson, MD, PhD, who recently shared in the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2020 Team Science Award for development of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)....

E. coli & its relationship to colon cancer

E. coli & its relationship to colon cancer

Cayetano Pleguezuelos Manzano, Jens Puschhof, and Axel Rosendahl Huber (Hubrecht Institute and Princess Maxima Center) describe their work, recently published, uncovering the genetic footprint left by genotoxic E. coli, a gut bacterium, and its relationship to colon...