Researchers in the lab of Whitehead Institute Founding Member Robert Weinberg have determined how mesenchymal cancer cells may resist treatment, work that may allow them to make once-resistant tumors respond to certain cancer therapies.
Evgeni “Genya” Frenkel is a postdoc in Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini’s lab investigating mitochondria. We sat down with Frenkel to learn more about him and his experiences in and out of the lab.
Tobiloba Oni—a cell biologist whose graduate research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory helped open new paths for understanding, detecting, and potential treating pancreatic cancer—has been appointed as a Whitehead Fellow.
Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini’s latest in a series of tools to isolate and analyze the contents of specific organelles helps researchers study melanosomes, the structures inside of cells responsible for skin color.