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Written by Nicole Giese Rura
This work is supported Vertex Scholars Program, the National Science Foundation (NSF), Jerome and Florence Brill Fellowship, Croucher and Ludwig Research Fellowship, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (1 F32 GM099153-01A1, HD 045022 and R37CA084198).
Robert Weinberg's primary affiliation is with Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, where his laboratory is located and all his research is conducted. He is also a professor of biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the MIT/Ludwig Center for Molecular Oncology.
"Poised chromatin at the ZEB1 promoter enables breast cancer cell plasticity and enhances tumorigenicity"
Cell, July 3, 2013.
Christine L Chaffer (1*), Nemanja D Marjanovic (1*), Tony Lee (1), George Bell (1), Celina G Kleer (2), Ferenc Reinhardt (1), Ana C D'Alessio (1), Richard A Young (1,3), and Robert A Weinberg (1,4).
1.Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
2. University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Pathology, Ann Arbor MI, 48109, USA
3.Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
4.Ludwig MIT Center for Molecular Oncology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
*These authors contributed equally to this work
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
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