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Cancer Biology

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  • Competitive National Graduate Program
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About Cancer Biology

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

  • Hall, DP; Cost, NG, Hegde; S; Kellner, E; Mikhaylova,O; Stratton, Y; Ehmer, B; Abplanalp,WA; Pandey, R; Biesiada, J; Harteneck, C; Plas, DR; Meller, J; Czyzyk-Krzeska, MF (2014). TRPM3and miR-204 Establish a Regulatory Circuit that Controls Oncogenic Autophagy in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Placental. Cancer Cell. 2014 Nov 10;26(5):738-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2014.09.015. Epub 2014 Nov 10

  • Wei, H; Wang, C; Croce, CM; Guan, JL; (2014). p62/SQSTM1 Synergizes with Autophagy for Tumor Growth In Vivo. Genes Dev. 2014 Jun 1;28(11):1204-16. doi: 10.1101/gad.237354.113

  • Kulkarni, RM; Stuart, WD; Gurusamy, D; Waltz, SE (2014). Ron Receptor Signaling is Protective Against DSS-Induced Colitis in Mice.. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Jun 15;306(12):G1065-74. doi: 10.1152/ ajpgi.00421. 2013. Epub 2014 Apr 17

  • Privette Vinnedge, L M; Benight, NM; Wagh, PK; Pease, NA; Nashu, MA; Serrano-Lopez, J; Adams, AK; Cancelas, JA; Waltz, SE; Wells, SI (2014). The DEK Oncogene Promotes Cellular Proliferation Through Paracrine Wnt Signaling in Ron Receptor-positive Breast Cancers.. Oncogene. 2014 Jun 23. doi: 10.1038/onc. 2014.173. [Epub ahead of print]

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Welcome to UC!

Dr. Chen

We would like to welcome Jianjun Chen, PhD, associate professor, to the UC Department of Cancer Biology. Dr. Chen's research focuses on cancer-related genetic and epigenetic changes in leukemia by use of both genomics and genetics tools.


Latest News/Events

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Biomedical Research Day Jan. 6

Biomedical Research Day will be held from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan.6, 2015, in the CARE/Crawley Building and the UC Medical Sciences Building. Read Story

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