Tag Archive | human cancer

Final Reflections

My honor’s Capstone experience was a little different from other honors students.  This was because I graduated a semester early, and therefore had to complete my Capstone project during the Fall semester only.  Thankfully, I already had a head start on my project because of the work I had completed during the previous summer as […]

Searching for a cure

My work in Dr. Bode’s lab this summer is focused on understanding liver cancer and its possible treatments. Cancerous transformation of cells involves changes in nutrient consumption and metabolism. Among nutrients, changes in glucose and glutamine uptake and use are particularly profound and collectively drive the metabolic engine of tumor growth and progression. Cancer cells […]