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University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center, A National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Wilbur Franklin, MD

Student Cancer Research Fellowship Preceptor


Translational Research




University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Pathology


Must have completed one year of medical school 

Number of Openings: 2

Program Objective:

To become familiar with cancer as a human disease, its molecular and cellular properties, and how it is detected.

Program Description:

The student will learn how cancer is diagnosed by microscopic examination, and what the concepts of treatment and carcinogenesis are that could affect outcome.  The student will also be involved with analysis of the global pattern of gene expression through microarrays and molecular cytogenetics.