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Department of

Cancer Biology

  • Vibrant, Intellectual Environment
  • Competitive National Graduate Program
  • State-of-the-Art Labs and Facilities


Cancer Biology Faculty and Students

The Cancer Biology Department is the home of a dynamic, collaborative and highly interactive faculty with cutting-edge research programs that span a wide range of cancer-related topics. 

Every new discovery and success in our laboratories—big and small—is putting our dreams of eradicating (or controlling) cancer closer than ever to reality. We hope you will join us in our fight against cancer through basic and translational research at this most opportune and exciting time. 

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Recent Publications

Graduate Students

The following publications have been recently published by cancer biology faculty:

  • Marano, Robert J; Ben-Jonathan, Nira (2014). Minireview: extrapituitary prolactin: an update on the distribution, regulation, and functions.. Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.) , 28 (5), 622-33 DOI: 10.1210/me.2013-1349
  • Tuttle, Traci R; Hugo, Eric R; Tong, Wilson S; Ben-Jonathan, Nira (2014). Placental lactogen is expressed but is not translated into protein in breast cancer.. PloS one , 9 (1), e87325 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087325
  • Czyzyk-Krzeska, M F; Zhang, X (2014). MiR-155 at the heart of oncogenic pathways.. Oncogene , 33 (6), 677-8 DOI: 10.1038/onc.2013.26
  • Chen, Yongqiang; Wei, Huijun; Liu, Fei; Guan, Jun-Lin (2014). Hyperactivation of mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) promotes breast cancer progression through enhancing glucose starvation-induced autophagy and Akt signaling.. The Journal of biological chemistry , 289 (2), 1164-73 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.526335

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