|Grant ID: RR170076|
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
August 16, 2017
Some long-lived vertebrates are naturally resistant to developing tumors, but why this is so is not completely understood. Scientists hope to uncover more about natural mechanisms of tumor resistance in animals in order to help fight human cancers.
Stem-cell biologist Jun Wu joined the faculty of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Molecular Biology. He was recruited in 2018 from the Salk Institute in San Diego with the help of a First-Time Tenure-Track Award from CPRIT.