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

Tyler Jacks
Faculty Spotlight

Tyler Jacks

Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research; David H. Koch Professor of Biology; Daniel K. Ludwig Scholar for Cancer Research; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Tyler Jacks is interested in the genetic events contributing to the development of cancer, and his group has created a series of mouse strains engineered to carry mutations in genes known to be involved in human cancers.