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Seattle cancer researcher takes Project Violet to SXSW festival

Seattle cancer researcher takes Project Violet to SXSW festival

Source: Puget Sound Business Journal

Renowned cancer researcher Dr. Jim Olson of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s is heading to Austin, Texas, on Friday to give a speech Sunday at South by Southwest 2014 (SXSW), a widely attended annual conference that features a set of film, interactive and music festivals.

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