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Join our mission to end cancer as we know it

Our community of non-clinical faculty, trainees and staff brings together scientists from a broad range of disciplines to better understand cancer through basic, translational and population-based research that improves cancer prevention, detection and treatments for all. 

The Division of Oncological Sciences is rooted in team science and collaboration and we encourage ideas and contributions from everyone. We're passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion and have put together an outstanding team of researchers from diverse backgrounds to further our mission.

Within the division, each faculty member at the rank of assistant or associate professor develops a mentorship plan that outlines steps to mentor faculty within the division to advance career development and promotion. We have also established a midterm review advisory process that takes place in year three of faculty appointment.

Hear from our team

While working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, we asked team members to share their candid thoughts about working at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in the video below.  

Why I chose OHSU

OHSU is filled with exceptional people whose work is transforming lives. Find out why Haijiao Zhang, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Division of Oncological Sciences, chose OHSU. 

Haijiao Zhang, Ph.D.

“My research is focused on developing a leukemia targeted therapy and I love the collaborative culture here. I value the broad expertise in hematologic malignancies, bioinformatics, and experimental therapeutics, as well as the extensive connections with the clinic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. My work is not only supported by an exceptional team, but it’s also backed by a robust infrastructure and resources that foster the development of my independent research program.”

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