A systems biology approach to understanding and treating cancer

Tissues stained with either the targeted or untargeted probe alone demonstrate significant non-specific uptake. However, difference imaging using the DDSI method facilitates accurate assessment of biomarker tissue distribution.
Research work from Summer Gibbs, Ph.D., aids visualization of tumor margins during surgery

OCCSB involves top scientists from across many disciplines to develop better methods of detecting and treating cancers. A systems biology approach means a comprehensive look at all spatial scales, from the tiniest (molecular level) through the whole person, over time. Learn more about the OCSSB

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Centers within the OCSSB

Multiple OCSSB projects have been designated national Research Centers by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) or the National Institute of Health:

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Faculty publications links

Joe Gray, Ph.D.
MyNCBI | Patents: USPTO

Laura Heiser, Ph.D.
MyNCBI

Young Hwan Chang, Ph.D.
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Kwang-Yung Chen (Koei Chin), M.D., Ph.D. 
MyNCBI

Summer Gibbs, Ph.D.
MyNCBI

Sunjong Kwon, Ph.D.
MyNCBI

Xiaolin Nan, Ph.D.
MyNCBI
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Guillaume Thibault, Ph.D.
Thibault lab lists of publications

Multiscale Microscopy Core housed within OCSSB

The Multiscale Microscopy Core is a state-of-the-art electron microscopy research core established in 2013 by the OCSSB and FEI (now ThermoFisher Scientific). The MMC provides electron microscopy, related imaging services and technical support to both academic and industry professionals. Learn more about the MMC.

Researchers at work

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