The Hormel Institute Scientist Receives $1.3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health

October 18, 2021

The Hormel Institute Scientist Receives $1.3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health The research could lead to new treatments for several types of cancer AUSTIN, Minn. – Wioletta Czaja, PhD, Assistant Professor and head of the DNA Repair and Genome Stability lab at The Hormel Institute has been awarded $1.3 million in funding Read more

The Hormel Institute’s Dr. Bin Liu Publishes Paper in Prestigious Journal

September 13, 2021

The Hormel Institute’s Dr. Bin Liu Publishes Paper in Prestigious Journal The research used Cryo-EM technology and could provide insight into several diseases, including mental retardation syndrome and cancer Austin, Minn – September 13, 2021 – Dr. Bin Liu, Assistant Professor and leader of the Transcription and Gene Regulation lab at The Hormel Institute, published Read more

The Hormel Institute Scientists Receive Grant to Continue Studying Deadly Type of Pediatric Brain Cancer

August 26, 2021

The Hormel Institute Scientists Receive Grant to Continue Studying Deadly Type of Pediatric Brain Cancer The research could lead to a new treatment for the disease, which now has a survival rate of less than one year Austin Minn – August 26, 2021 – The Hormel Institute’s Dr. Edward “Ted” Hinchcliffe, Professor of Cell Biology Read more

The Hormel Institute Receives American Coalition for Ethanol Grassroots Leadership Award

August 20, 2021

  The Hormel Institute Receives American Coalition for Ethanol Grassroots Leadership Award National award for organizations who support agriculture and ethanol Austin, Minn – August 20, 2021 – The Hormel Institute was awarded the 2021 American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Grassroots Leadership Award in Minneapolis on Thursday at the ACE annual conference. The award recognizes Read more

The Hormel Institute Scientists Publish Discoveries Advancing Understanding of Bile Duct Cancer

August 19, 2021

The Hormel Institute Scientists Publish Discoveries Advancing Understanding of Bile Duct Cancer Breakthrough could lead to new treatment of an aggressive cancer Austin, Minn – August 19, 2021 – Scientists at The Hormel Institute published new research surrounding cholangiocarcinoma, a bile duct cancer and deadly form of liver cancer with no effective pharmacologic therapy available. Read more

James C. Hormel, son of The Hormel Institute’s founder Jay C Hormel, dies at 88.

August 17, 2021

JAMES C HORMEL, son of The Hormel Institute’s founder Jay C Hormel, dies at 88. The Hormel Institute sends deepest sympathies to the family and friends of former US Ambassador James C Hormel who died August 13. Born in Austin and son of the founder of The Hormel Institute, Jay C Hormel,  Mr. Hormel created Read more

Summer Interns Share Research Experience

August 12, 2021

  Summer Interns Share Research Experience Intern students present cancer research and technology projects  Austin, Minn – August 12, 2021 – Today the 2021 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) interns gave presentations and poster sessions highlighting their research projects at The Hormel Institute and what they’ve learned. Since June, the college students have been working Read more

Karl Potach Memorial Golf Tournament Happening Next Week

August 12, 2021

Karl Potach Memorial Golf Tournament Happening Next Week Karl’s Tourney furthers Wilms’ tumor research at The Hormel Institute Austin, Minn – August 12, 2021 – The 2021 Karl Potach Memorial Golf Tournament, also known as Karl’s Tourney, will be held Monday, August 16. The annual event raises money for cancer research at The Hormel Institute Read more

The Hormel Institute’s Dr. Rendong Yang Receives Nearly $2 Million Grant from The National Institute of General Medical Sciences

August 9, 2021

The Hormel Institute’s Dr. Rendong Yang Receives Nearly $2 Million Grant from The National Institute of General Medical Sciences Research into treatment options for genetic disorders, including cancer August 9, 20201 – Austin, Minn. – The Hormel Institute’s Dr. Rendong Yang, Assistant Professor and head of the Computational Cancer Genomics lab, received a $1,987,500 Maximizing Read more

The Hormel Institute Publishes COVID-19 Research to Aid Virus Control

July 27, 2021

The Hormel Institute Publishes COVID-19 Research to Aid Virus Control Dr. Bin Liu used Cryo-EM technology to study structures of SARS-CoV-2 proofreading machine July 27, 2021 – AUSTIN, Minn. – Dr. Bin Liu, Assistant Professor and leader of the Transcription and Gene Regulation lab at The Hormel Institute, published discoveries regarding SARS-CoV-2, the virus that Read more