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Oncological Sciences

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Established in 1994, the Department of Oncological Sciences performs research and provides training with an emphasis in cancer biology. This department is strongly aligned with Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah, whose mission is to discover the origins of human cancer as well as develop new diagnostics and treatments.

Our department brings together a community of faculty, students, and staff, who work with approximately 50 graduate students and 20 post-doctoral fellows, in research laboratories. We award PhD degrees in cancer biology, with specialized training in transcriptional regulation and epigenetics, animal models of cancer, and cancer cell biology, including apoptosis, metabolism, and signaling.

Bradley R. Cairns, PhD

Chair, Department of Oncological Sciences

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Wednesday
February 28, 2024

2023-24 Oncological Sciences / HCI Lab - Research in Progress

2023-2024 ONCSCI / HCI Lab - Research in Progress, Wednesdays @ 12 Noon, HCI Research South - 1st Floor ...

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Wednesday
March 6, 2024

2023-24 Oncological Sciences / HCI Lab - Research in Progress

2023-2024 ONCSCI / HCI Lab - Research in Progress, Wednesdays @ 12 Noon, HCI Research South - 1st Floor ...

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Wednesday
March 20, 2024

2023-24 Oncological Sciences / HCI Lab - Research in Progress

2023-2024 ONCSCI / HCI Lab - Research in Progress, Wednesdays @ 12 Noon, HCI Research South - 1st Floor ...

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