Friday, August 30, 2013

Thank You Anthony Pawson for Your Contributions to Cell Biology

Ribbon diagram of the SH2 domain. 
Anthony Pawson, a Cell Biologist who was instrumental in determining how cells communicate, died at the age of 60 in Toronto Canada. Pawson is best known for determining the SH2 domain and its role in cell-to-cell communication. His research was instrumental in finding new classes of drugs to treat a variety of ailments including cancer, diabetes, and autoimmune diseases. 


You can also learn more about Dr. Pawson's research from his laboratory's web page.