Celebrate Groundbreaking Discoveries From Women Researchers!

The “Women in STEM” interactive highlights some of the most amazing STEM scientists who’ve made extraordinary, and often life-saving, discoveries in science. 

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Did You Know That Clear-Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Accounts for the Majority of Renal Cancers?

The latest Genomics: Insight article “Predictive Role of Succinate Dehydrogenase Mutations and Environmental Factors in Clear-Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma and Pheochromocytomas/Paragangliomas,” explores potential gene mutations and environmental factors that may play a role in the development of cancer

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What Does It Take to Have a STEM Career?

Everyone’s path into STEM is different! Watch the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke’s (NINDS) awe-inspiring videos showcasing Dr. Lataisia Jones’s journey in science and STEM! 

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Word of the Month

from NHGRI's Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms

Cancer-Susceptibility Gene

A cancer-susceptibility gene is a gene that, when changed (or mutated), gives an individual an increased risk for developing cancer.  

Listen as Dr. Elaine Ostrander, an NIH Distinguished Investigator, describes why cancer-susceptibility genes are of interest in biomedical research. 

Cancer-Susceptibility Gene

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