Our Center's Outreach and Dissemination Unit will provide critical links to the external research community, with special emphasis on researchers in physical sciences and cancer biology. Knowledge, inventions and new capabilities created by our research will be made accessible throughout the Center and applications will be actively promoted in the broader research community and the public and private sectors for the benefit of society. Program elements designed to meet these goals will include: Website;Annual symposium;Seminar series;Research project meetings;Visiting scientist program;Training and workshops.

Public Health Relevance

This PS-OC brings together expert teams from the fields of physics, nano and microfabrication, engineering and cancer biology to develop novel trans-disciplinary approaches to better understand the complexity of cancer metastasis, the aspect of cancer that directly leads to patient morbidity and mortality. Approaches developed by physical scientists will be focused on the study of cancer. Our studies aim to identify novel mechanisms used by cancer cells, but not normal cells, for growth and metastasis to distant body sites. These new mechanism provide novel drug targets, that aim towards arresting cancer metastasis.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA143876-05
Application #
8534725
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-9)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-08-01
Budget End
2014-07-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$92,509
Indirect Cost
Name
Cornell University
Department
Type
DUNS #
872612445
City
Ithaca
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
14850
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