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2011-03-08 07:05:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Beatrice Mintz, Ph.D. has been awarded the 6th Annual Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. Dr. Mintz, Professor and Jack Schultz Chair in Basic Science at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, received the Prize for her discoveries of the relationship between development and cancer, based on construction and analysis of chimeric and transgenic...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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