Wistar Wire: Events

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The Wistar Institute is pleased to report that an important piece of Wistar heritage is returning to its rightful place in the historical collections of the Institute.
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Early rains gave way to a beautiful day for the The Wistar Institute's "Topping Out" ceremony for the Robert and Penny Fox Research Tower. Faculty, staff, friends, and construction workers joined together to sign the final steel beam before it was hoisted into place.
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More than 200 kids (and some parents) got to see their very own cells firsthand this past Saturday at the Philadelphia Science Festival's annual Science Carnival on the Parkway.
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Amanpreet Kaur, a student in the Cancer Biology Ph.D. program, a joint venture between Wistar and University of the Sciences, was recently awarded at $10,000 grant by the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation. Kaur, who studies in the laboratory of her mentor, Wistar Assistant Professor Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D., will use the money to further her work on protein receptors that play an important role in melanoma progression and therapy resistance.
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