receive ACS grants
cancer researchers at UC Davis received Institutional Research Grants
from the American Cancer Society this year.
to encourage younger faculty to study the causes and cures of cancer
and to develop new projects that will subsequently become strong
contenders for national funding, the awards, totaling $187,500,
were presented at a reception in June.
Baldwin, an assistant professor in the Molecular and Cellular Biology
Section of the Division of Biological Sciences, received funding
for the complete DNA sequence specificity of Cre recombinase.
Evans, an assistant professor in the Department of Urology at the
School of Medicine and Medical Center, received funding to investigate
the regulation of endothelial cell urokinase expression in human
prostate cancer angiogenesis.
Morris, assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Pathology
at the medical school, received funding to study insertion mutation
scanning of the mouse genome to rapidly map locations of proto-oncogenes.
Wilson, assistant professor in the Molecular and Cellular Biology
Section of the Division of Biological Sciences, received an award
to study the biochemistry and structure of the RAD17 protein from
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Cancer Society new research grant recipients include, from left,
David Morris, Christopher Evans and David Wilson.