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miR-34 cooperates with p53 in suppression of prostate cancer by joint regulation of stem cell compartment.
NIKITIN LAB | Cell Rep. March 27, 2014

The Src-family kinase inhibitor PP2 rescues inducible differentiation events in emergent retinoic acid-resistant myeloblastic leukemia cells.
YEN LAB | PLoS One. 2013

Role of DNA damage response pathways in preventing carcinogenesis caused by intrinsic replication stress.
SCHIMENTI LAB | Oncogene. August 26, 2013

A mechanism for the upregulation of EGF receptor levels in glioblastomas.
CERIONE LAB | Cell Rep. June 27, 2013


Cancer Research at Cornell highlighted in SCOPES

Schimenti Lab


How mutation in the DNA replication helicase causes genomic instability and cancer predisposition.


Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes Collaborates with Cornell University
The Ithaca Voice

Cornell cancer researchers listen to patients' stories
Cornell Chronicle

Gene family proven to suppress prostate cancer
NIKITIN LAB | Cornell Chronicle

New vet college grants fund cancer research
Cornell Chronicle

Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program awarded Cornell University town-gown award for collaboration with Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes
Cornell Chronicle

Promising target found for better brain cancer drugs
Cornell Chronicle

Veterinary faculty share work to conquer cancer
Cornell Chronicle


Monday, February 16, 10:00 am
Weill Institute Seminar
Presenter: Bram Thijssen, Netherlands Cancer Institute
Explaining the variability in drug response in breast cancer cell lines with knowledge-based computational models
224 Weill Hall

Friday, February 20, 8:00 am
Tumor Board Seminar
Moderator: Elizabeth Buckles
Topic: Viral induction of tumors
Lecture Hall III, Vet Research Tower

Friday, March 20, 8:00 am
Tumor Board Seminar
Moderator: Sean McDonough
Topic: Ocular tumors
Lecture Hall III, Vet Research Tower


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aboutUSThe Comparative Cancer Biology Program at Cornell University is a new initiative supported by the College of Veterinary Medicine to establish comprehensive interdisciplinary training and facilitate rigorous hypothesis-driven research in comparative cancer biology. The program brings together clinical and basic scientists at the College of Veterinary Medicine and promotes synergistic interactions with other investigators throughout Cornell University. Currently, the program supports the research activities of several graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and veterinary residents through competitive training awards. The program also sponsors a University-wide cancer symposium, College-wide mini-seminar series in cancer biology and an annual retreat.

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