Cancer Biology

Cancer Biology

cancer gene discovery • tumorigenesis • cancer therapy and resistance • oncogenes • tumor suppressor genes • cancer models • growth control and cell proliferation • metastasis • cell proliferation • cell death • cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions • microenvironment •DNA repair and replication • transcription • chromosome stability • metabolism • immunology and cancer • immunotherapy • cancer stem cells

Leona Samson
Faculty Spotlight

Leona Samson

Uncas and Helen Whitaker Professor Emerita; American Cancer Society Research Professor Emerita

Leona Samson analyzes toxic chemicals frequently used in cancer chemotherapy to prevent further DNA damage.