By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oregon Health and Science University's Knight Cancer Institute is weeks away from announcing the first new senior scientist to be recruited there through the $100 million gift it received from Nike Chairman Phil Knight and his wife Penny.

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