Research in Cancer Biology

Investigations in the Department of Cancer Biology include studies on the tumor microenvironment, metastasis, angiogenesis, apoptosis, transcription, invasion, tumor suppressor genes, oncogenes, cancer stem cells, epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition, signaling, biomarkers, resistance to therapy and tumor modeling. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows play a vital role in departmental activities and many on the faculty have won teaching awards from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

The following are descriptions of some of the research interests of faculty in the department:



Gene Expression



Multiple Drug Resistance

Other Research

Cellular Genetics Laboratory

Related Department and Program

Department of Cancer Biology

Cancer Biology Graduate Program