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Our research

We study the molecular and cellular basis of cancer and the development of target-specific therapeutics.

Our research ranges from analysis of genomes and transcriptomes in cancer, structural biology and dynamics of cancer regulatory pathways, and mechanistic understanding of intracellular and inter-cellular signalling to aberrant tissue homeostasis, the biology of viruses that cause cancer and screening and design of potential therapeutic leads.  

Academics in Cancer

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Postdoctoral Researchers in Cancer

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Research themes

Understanding the structure of oncogenes and cancer growth regulatory proteins and the mechanistic basis of aberrant intra- and inter-cellular communication.

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Understanding cancer cells behaviour and cytoskeletal organisation, the role of the tumour stroma and the control of tumour angiogenesis.

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Differential gene expression in haematological malignancies Polycytemia Vera (PV) and Essential Thrombocytemia (ET)

Understanding genomic and epigenomic changes that drive cancer biology

Understanding the mechanisms of virus-induced cancer development.

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Screening and optimisation of small molecules and peptide-based diagnostic and therapeutic compounds.

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