Potential Cancer Drug Identification and Characterization
Project Description

To test candidate drugs that can inhibit cancer cell growth and to study their mechanisms of action.

Supervisor
LIANG Chun
Quota
2
Course type
UROP1000
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

To help with and perform human cancer cell culturing, drug activity testing, and mechanistic studies. Year 2 to Year 4 LIFS UG students are welcome to apply; Year 1 Science students with good grades and intention to choose LIFS majors may be considered. At least 10 hours per week of working in the lab are expected.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

Learning human cell culture, molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry techniques.

Complexity of the project
Challenging