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Department of

Cancer Biology

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

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:


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Congratulations to UC Cancer Biology Faculty!

Dr. Dave Plas, Associate Professor in Cancer Biology has become the first Anna and Harold W. Huffman Endowed Chair in Glioblastoma Experimental Therapeutics at the UC Brain Tumor Center.  The entire department would like to extend their sincerest Congratulations to Dr. Plas on this impressive award.

The Cancer Biology Department would like to extend its Congratulations to Dr. Ken Greis for his upcoming appointment to Professor.  Dr. Greis' participation in the Cancer Biology faculty as well as his leadership in the Cancer & Cell Biology Graduate Program is indispensable. 

In addition, we would like to Congratulate Dr. Chunying Du on her promotion to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Cancer Biology.  Dr. Du's contribution to the Cancer Biology faculty is greatly appreciated.


Latest News/Events

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$3 Million Gift to Propel Brain Cancer Research at UC Brain Tumor Center

A $3 million gift from the Anna and Harold W. Huffman Foundation will create anendowed chair and research program at the Brain Tumor Center at the UCNeuroscience Institute. Read Story

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