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The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) promotes international collaboration in basic research focused on the elucidation of the sophisticated and complex mechanisms of living organisms.

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Cancellation of the 20th HFSP Awardees Meeting
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, HFSPO has decided to cancel the 2020 HFSP Awardees Meeting in Leuven, Belgium.
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Different budding yeast strain

Evolution can quickly change cells' deepest foundations

New study demonstrates that evolution can quickly and reproducibly change conserved features involved in the…

Man and mosquitos

Parasite shape is essential to cause malaria

Malaria parasites transmitted by the mosquito vector are slender and curved cells optimized for very rapid migration…

New-born mouse transduced with CRISPR/Cas9-Cre construct

NOTCH pathway identified as most common driver of head and neck cancer

A recent study led by HFSP Career Development Awardee Daniel Schramek has identified a common molecular mechanism that…

The origami of the fruit fly embryo – the cephalic furrow

Mechanical force makes precise origami in animal embryos despite “noise”

Mechanic force is a double-edged sword, reining in the noise it itself generates to ensure precise folding of an animal…