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Daniel Chan, PhD



Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics, Cell Growth, Death and Senscence; Signaling Pathways, Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor Genes; Gene Regulation and Transcription Factors; Tumor progression, invasion and metatasis; Cellular and Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Chemistry.


Medical Oncology


University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Division of Medical Oncology


Must have completed one year of college, one year of nursing school or one year of medical school

Number of openings: 1

Project Objective:

To learn and participate in basic and translational science research for the understanding of cancer biology and treatment of human cancer.

Project Description:

In this project, the student will have the opportunity to: 1)  learn basic cell culture techniques, 2)  carry out assays for the assessment of cytotoxicity, 3)  evaluate novel therapeutic agents using cell cultures and tumor-bearing nude mice, 4)  study effects of drug combinations, 5) study pharmacokinetics and biodistribution of novel agents in small animals, and 6) in vivo imaging using optical (fluorescence and bioluminescence) method and magnetic resonance imaging.