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University of Colorado Cancer Center

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

Tom Wolkow, PhD

Student Cancer Research Fellowship Preceptor


Category:

Cell Cycle, DNA Damage and Repair

Specialty:

Biology

Location:

University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Dept of Biology

Contact: (719) 262-3663 twolkow@uccs.edu  

Prerequisites:

Not indicated

Number of Openings: 3

Program Objective:

To identify the genome surveillance mechanism(s) used by Rad26, a fission yeast DNA damage checkpoint protein.

Program Description:

Students will employ techniques of molecular genetics, biochemistry, and cell biology to:  1) determine the location of Rad26 in undamaged cells, 2) determine the location of Rad26 following DNA damage and 3) identify proteins that physically interact with Rad26.