The University of
Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute is a National Cancer
Institute-Designated Cancer Center. The Cancer Center Support Grant
(CCSG) funds cancer research performed by more than 150 members here.
Its research programs include: Cancer Control and Population Sciences,
Cell Response and Regulation, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Imaging,
Diagnostics, and Therapeutics and Nuclear Control of Cell Growth and
Its scientists, including 2007 Nobel Prize
winner Mario Capecchi, are internationally renowned for their
breakthroughs in transgenic cancer research. More cancer genes have
been identified by HCI scientists than at any other institute. HCI also
houses and manages the Utah Population Database, the largest, most
comprehensive genetics database in the world.
Approximate number of researchers here: 150+
FUNDING: To date for 2016, The University of Utah has been awarded 283 grants and $107,757,880 in funding from the NIH.
Primary Areas Of Interest
(Based on previous attendees): PCR, Antibodies, QPCR/RTPCR, Cell Culture,
DNA Sequencing & Purification, Cloning/LIgation, Protein
Purification, Genotyping, RNA Purification, ChIP/MeDIP, Pipettors/Tips,
Electrophoresis, Next Gen Sequencing, Western Blot.
Primary Science Specialties
(Based on previous attendees): Cancer Research, Epigenetics, Cell Biology,
Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Drug Discovery, Genomics,
Microscopy/Imaging, Protein Chemistry, Developmental Biology, Cell
Monday, February 6, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMMountain Time
Huntsman Cancer InstituteUniversity of UtahLobby - Outside of the Auditorium2000 Circle of HopeSalt Lake City, Utah 84112
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