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Congratulations to Sami Hiemer for her “Paper of the Week” in JBC

Congratulations to Sami Hiemer in the Varelas laboratory for her paper being selected as “Paper of the week” in The Journal of Biological Chemistry. Her author profile is here: JBC. Aleks Szymaniak from the Varelas lab is a co-author on the work.

Full text of the article is here:

The transcriptional regulators TAZ and YAP direct Transforming Growth Factor-beta-induced tumorigenic phenotypes in breast cancer cells.
Hiemer SE, Szymaniak AD, Varelas X.
J Biol Chem. 2014 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print]