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• Identification of novel gene targets and mechanisms of action in cancer pathogenesis
• Role of transcription regulatory proteins and complexes in tumor metastasis
• Identification of proteomic markers for early cancer diagnosis and their trace analysis in biological fluids and tissues
• Cancer stem cell identification and characterization
• Identification and manipulation of factors that modulate DNA damage levels and repair efficiency
• Role of growth factor receptors in cancer cell metabolism
• Discovery and validation of novel tumor biomarkers associated with cancer progression, metastasis and therapeutic responses
• Identification and characterization of non-coding RNA (microRNAs) associated with tumor progression and therapeutic responses
• Drug discovery using high throughput screening and synthetic medicinal chemistry to identify new chemical compounds that may lead to the next generation of chemotherapy

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