Novel Chromosome Study
Age-associated alterations in physical properties of chromosomes More...

Summer Research Experiences
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PSOC Investigators to Present
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Vadim Backman and collaborator Hemant K. Roy develop early cancer detection tech

Breakthrough in Detection
Vadim Backman (Project 3) develops cancer screening technology. More...

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Chicago Region Physical Science Oncology Center combines the tools and perspectives of chemistry, genetics and physics to develop a comprehensive description of the mechanical and molecular changes in nuclear packaging of DNA in cancer with the goal of identifying potential new targets for therapeutic intervention.  The Center provides a range of educational activities and programs designed to stimulate the interest and enhance the capabilities of the next generation of researchers working at the frontiers of physical science and oncology.