Department of Oncological Sciences
The Department of Oncological Sciences brings together a community of faculty, students, and staff. There are 35 total faculty members, 19 of which are adjunct. There are approximately 50 graduate students and 16 post-doctoral fellows in research laboratories.
Our graduate program offers Ph.D. degrees in cancer biology with specialized training in transcriptional regulation and epigenetics, animal models of gastrointestinal and breast cancers and cancer cell biology including signaling, apoptosis, and metabolism.
Researchers are affiliated with disease interest groups within Huntsman Cancer Institute including cutaneous cancers, children's cancers (leukemia, sarcoma), breast cancer, neuro-oncology, and gastrointestinal cancers.