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University of Colorado Cancer Center

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

Aik Choon Tan, PhD

Preceptor


Categories:

Bioinformatics, computational systems biology, targeted agents, signaling pathways, biomarkers

Specialty:

Colorectal cancer, breast cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, leukemia

Location:

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology

Prerequisites:

  • Must have completed one year of college
  • Quantitative skills

Positions Available: 1

Program Objective:

To use computational and statistical tools to dissect and understand signaling pathways critical to cancer cell survivor. The project will involve programming and data analysis, using data generated from the laboratory.

Program Description:

Students will employ the following laboratory procedures:

  1. State-of-the-art bioinformatics/computational programs
  2. Perform data mining and simulation
  3. Learn and expose on how to apply quantitative skills in solving real cancer biology problem