The fight starts here! From nanoparticles and stem cells to antioxidants and drug discovery, Kansas State University faculty are conducting the basic and translational cancer research that leads to improved prevention, diagnostics and treatments, as well as training future scientists.
Annual Conquest magazine
May 4, 2015 - K-State's Brad Behnke, assoc. professor of exercise physiology in the kinesiology department, offers encouraging information for cancer patients: regular brisk walks or slow jogs may improve cancer treatments. He and collaborators have shown that moderate exercise on a regular basis enhances tumor oxygenation, which may improve treatments in cancer patients. read more
April 29, 2015 - A now-patented substance from two K-State researchers may be an all-purpose solution for stopping fungus. Govindsamy Vediyappan, assistant professor of biology, and Duy Hua, university distinguished professor of chemistry, received a U.S. patent for their invention "Sesquiterpenes for Antifungal Applications." read more
March 16, 2015 - Jeroen Roelofs, assistant professor in the Division of Biology, and team, are helping uncover the intricate workings of how a specific "molecular machine" inside of cells--a proteasome--is assembled. Fully understanding this process may present new target sites for drugs and may lead to better treatments for neurological diseases, cancers and other disorders. read more
July 12, 2015 - Tough Enough to Wear Pink Spaghetti Dinner
July 24, 2015 - Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo