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The CSBL bids farewell to Ph.D. candidate Fei Ji who begins his new role as Bioinformatics Specialist in the Department of Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital in June 2014. He’s looking forward to working with collaborators that include Nobel Prize winner Jack Szostak and this next step in his academic career. We wish him…Details
by Alan Flurry Athens, Ga. – Chronic inflammation that induces low oxygen levels, or hypoxia, is a widely accepted cause of cancer development. However, the link between hypoxia and cell proliferation is far from clear. A new study by University of Georgia researchers presents a model explaining the connection between chronic inflammation, low oxygen levels…Details
Tuesday the International Journal of Cancer published the CSBL’s most recent research, “Cancer may be a pathway to cell survival under persistent hypoxia and elevated ROS: A model for solid-cancer initiation and early development” authored by Chi Zhang, Sha Cao, Bryan P. Toole and Ying Xu. This paper identifies three new insights about cancer using…Details
For the second year in a row a CSBL graduate student has received the prestigious Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant awarded by the UGA Graduate School. This year Sha Cao was recognized for her ongoing cancer research and received the maximum grant offered. Cao plans to use the award to study how cholesterol in metastatic…Details