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Yilmaz Wins AAAS Award

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Congratulations to KI member and Assistant Professor of Biology Ömer Yilmaz for being named a winner of the 2018 AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award! The award honors early-career investigators who have performed outstanding work in the field of cancer research. Yilmaz was selected along with Neville Sanjana, a Core Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center and Assistant Professor at New York University. Both awardees will deliver a public lecture on their research and have their award-winning essays published in Science Translational Medicine. Read more.