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Carol Bult

Carol Bult, a cancer researcher at Jackson Laboratory, has been appointed to the Knowlton family chair, an endowed professorship newly established by Winthrop Knowlton, chairman emeritus of the Laboratory’s board of trustees. The endowed chair will provide Bult with additional resources and support for her research efforts in computational biology and genetics.

Bult is a principal investigator in the Mouse Genome Informatics consortium. She is also deputy director of JAX's National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center and scientific director of the lab's PDX/Cancer Avatar program.

The Scan

RNA Editing in Octopuses Seems to Help Acclimation to Shifts in Water Temperature

A paper in Cell reports that octopuses use RNA editing to help them adjust to different water temperatures.

Topical Compound to Block EGFR Inhibitors May Ease Skin Toxicities, Study Finds

A topical treatment described in Science Translational Medicine may limit skin toxicities seen with EGFR inhibitor therapy.

Dozen Genetic Loci Linked to Preeclampsia Risk in New GWAS

An analysis of genome-wide association study data in JAMA Cardiology finds genetic loci linked to preeclampsia that have ties to blood pressure.

Cancer Survival Linked to Mutational Burden in Pan-Cancer Analysis

A pan-cancer paper appearing in JCO Precision Oncology suggests tumor mutation patterns provide clues for predicting cancer survival that are independent of other prognostic factors.