C/EBPa Controls Acquisition and Maintenance of Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Quiescence (Nat Cell Biol, Mar 2013)

Hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) property changes profoundly during development. Fetal HSCs undergo rapid self-renewal divisions with massive expansion of the HSC pool. By contrast, the majority of adult HSCs are quiescent. Transition from actively dividing fetal HSCs to quiescent adult HSCs occurs 3-4 weeks after birth in mouse. The ability to enter and exit “cell

Kwok Hui Si selected for 5th HOPE Meeting with Nobel Laureates

We are happy to extend our congratulations to Kwok Hui Si, who has been picked by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to attend the 5th HOPE Meeting with Nobel Laureates, held from 26 Feb – 2 March 2013 in Tokyo. The HOPE Meeting is a valuable opportunity for top-performing graduate students

GBSA Software Research (Dr. Benoukraf & A/Prof Soong) Featured in NewsRX

Study Data from National University of Singapore Provide New Insights into Nucleic Acids Research 2013 MAR 12 (NewsRx) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly — Investigators discuss new findings in Nucleic Acids Research. According to news reporting out of Singapore by NewsRx editors, research stated, “High-throughput sequencing is increasingly being