Huntsman Cancer Institute - University of Utah

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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 Differentiation. 

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
Signaling/Transduction, Pharmacology.

When & Where:

  • When

  • Monday, February 6, 2017
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Mountain Time

  • Where

  • Huntsman Cancer Institute
    University of Utah
    Lobby - Outside of the Auditorium
    2000 Circle of Hope
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84112


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