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Dr. Robert Clarke named new Executive Director to lead The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota

Dr. Robert Clarke named new Executive Director to lead The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota 6th director comes from Georgetown University Dr. Robert Clarke of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., has been named the next executive director of The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota. Dr. Clarke, an internationally recognized leader in breast cancer research, will [...]

May 11th, 2020|

The Hormel Institute’s CryoEM is used to fight antibiotic resistance

The Hormel Institute's CryoEM is used to fight antibiotic resistance Institute scientist discovers important step in bacterial transcription A new discovery based on research using The Hormel Institute’s powerful electron microscope - the CryoEM - was published by Dr. Bin Liu, head of the Transcription and Gene Regulation lab. Dr. Liu’s research offers new understanding [...]

May 6th, 2020|

Institute scientist finds breakthrough for liver cancer promotion

Institute scientist finds breakthrough for liver cancer promotion New research sheds light on metastatic cancer in the liver Dr. Ningling Kang, head of the Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis lab at The Hormel Institute UMN, published a discovery describing how a particular protein, diaphanous homolog 1 (Diaph1), turns normal liver cells into cancer-promoting cells. “Protein diaphanous [...]

May 5th, 2020|

The Hormel Institute Research Continues During COVID-19

The Hormel Institute Research Continues During COVID-19 New CryoEM project aimed at understanding coronavirus The Hormel Institute has been adapting to many changes since the COVID-19 "stay at home" order was mandated in Minnesota. As part of University of Minnesota, The Hormel Institute follows guidelines set forth by the Board of Regents, President Joan Gabel, [...]

April 29th, 2020|

Ovarian cancer research receives $75,000 boost at Institute

Ovarian cancer research receives $75,000 boost at Institute Hormel Institute scientist receives grant for novel research Dr. Ilana Chefetz has been awarded a $75,000 Rivkin Center Pilot Award to fund new research into ovarian cancer. Dr. Chefetz leads the Cancer Stem Cells and Necroptosis lab at The Hormel Institute and her study “AMPK-alpha-like proteins in [...]

March 20th, 2020|