Thursday May 9, 2013
Private donations are making a difference for cancer scientists at Kansas State University.
Thursday May 9, 2013
A Kansas State University plant pathologist is being recognized for her abilities and efforts in training the next generation of researchers.
Tuesday May 7, 2013
Phuoc Bui is wrapping up his undergraduate career at Kansas State University in an award-winning way. The senior in microbiology from Dodge City, is the recipient of the University Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Student in Research.
Monday May 6, 2013
Kansas State University scientists helped discover new details about an intricate process in cells. Their finding may advance treatments for cancer and neurological diseases.
Thursday April 18, 2013
Kansas State University student Jenny Barriga, junior in chemistry and biochemistry, Dodge City, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, making her the university’s 69th Goldwater scholar. Kyle Snow, senior in chemical engineering, Eudora, and Brianne Pierce, junior in microbiology and premedicine, Wichita, have received honorable mentions in the competition.
K-State Salina Veterans & Military Assoc’s 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk for K-State Cancer Research is Sat., April 13 at K-State Salina.
Friday night, July 26, 2013, during the Riley County Fair
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s TETWP Rodeo raises awareness of breast and other cancers, and funds for cancer research at K-State. Even the horses wear pink!
Tuesday February 26, 2013
from the Collegian
K-State students, faculty and staff have been working with the Johnson Cancer Research Center for years to research treatments and cures for various types of cancer.
Wednesday February 13, 2013
Anna Zolkiewska, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, has received a four-year $1.245 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study a promising breast cancer marker called ADAM12. The grant is titled “ADAM12 in breast tumor initiating cells.
Friday February 1, 2013
The Johnson Cancer Research Center is now accepting applications for its spring cycle of awards.
Friday November 9, 2012
The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University is giving 50 undergraduate students the chance to conduct cancer research projects.
Thursday October 11, 2012
Dr. Yvonne Reid, manager of the cell biology program at American Type Culture Collection, a global bioresource center headquartered in Manassas, Va., spoke last night in the K-State Student Union’s Forum Hall. Reid’s lecture was entitled “HeLa Cells and Biomedical Research: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.”
COACH BILL SNYDER and SUNNY 102.5 urge you to join them in helping K-State tackle cancer!
Friday, October 12, 2012
11:30 – 1:00 (program starts at noon)
Holiday Inn at the Campus
Guest speaker: Gayle Thomas, Exec. Dir. of Witness Project® of Kansas, a breast and cervical cancer awareness, education and outreach program based in Wichita
Saturday September 29, 2012
From The Topeka Capital-Journal
The bicycle ride was part of the multistate Tour de Ted Ride the Wire fundraising event, sponsored by Edward Jones investment services…which presented a $10,000 check to the Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
Wednesday September 26, 2012
Researchers at Kansas State University have developed a simple blood test that can accurately detect the beginning stages of cancer.
In less than an hour, the test can detect breast cancer and non-small cell lung cancer…
Wednesday September 26, 2012
Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and breast cancer at the third annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave.
Tuesday September 25, 2012
Selling cells is a complicated business, and the best-selling book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot has brought the issue to the forefront of American pop culture. It’s also the focus of an upcoming lecture sponsored by K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.
Monday September 24, 2012
Johnson Cancer Research Center biochemist John Tomich and team have discovered a molecule that may be capable of delivering drugs inside the body to treat diseases.
by Yvonne Reid, PhD, Manager, Scientist at ATCC
Wed Oct 10, 2012 ~ 7 p.m.
K-State Union Forum Hall
Monday September 17, 2012
From High Plains Daily Leader and Southwest Daily Times
Liberal, Kan., kindergarten students, along with Edward Jones firms across several states, are…supporting cancer research through fundraising during September’s “Tour de Ted” events. Some of the events will support K-State cancer research.
Friday September 7, 2012
Kansas State University’s Johnson Cancer Research Center is now accepting applications for its fall semester awards.
The Regier family will host the 16th annual tournament on Fri., Oct. 11, 2013, at the Manhattan Country Club in Manhattan, Kan.
Tuesday August 28, 2012
K-State researchers, led by former undergraduate biology student Stacy Littlechild, from Dr. Gary Conrad’s lab, have developed a glue mixture that may reduce risks after laser vision correction surgery.
Friday August 24, 2012
Our Summer 2012 “Link” newsletter is now available.
Wednesday August 15, 2012
While researching ways to improve animal health, K-State scientists Raymond “Bob” Rowland, a virologist and professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, and Deryl Troyer, professor of anatomy and physiology, have made two important discoveries that can also improve human health. Not only have they found pigs with severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID, but they are also the first to discover the connection with human cancer, particularly melanomas and pancreatic cancers.
Friday July 13, 2012
Tuesday July 10, 2012
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association is looking for cowboys and cowgirls who are tough enough to wear pink. Its 6th annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink night at the Kaw Valley Rodeo will be Friday, July 27, to raise awareness of breast and other cancers and funds for K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center.
13 Courses, 14 Days & Hundreds of Miles for Cancer Research
Colo., Kan. & Mo.
Sept 23-Oct 6
Come to the GROOVIEST party of the year! Shake your booty with host & emcee Dave Lewis!
Monday May 14, 2012
Kansas State University undergraduate student Kristina Bigelow, senior in biology, Elsmore, is being honored for her research on the proteins of colon cancer cells.
Wednesday May 2, 2012
K-State’s cancer research gets a boost from the university’s Johnson Cancer Research Center through the help of private donors who support its mission. With the funds that are raised through private donations, the center offers cancer research faculty and students around $500,000 a year in competitive awards to support innovative research, equipment purchases, mentoring of student researchers and more.
Wednesday April 18, 2012
Wednesday April 11, 2012
Angela Grommet, junior in chemistry, Wichita, is working with two classes of chemical compounds used in pharmaceuticals and in drug delivery devices. They can potentially aid drug delivery by forming 3-D molecular capsules to encase medicine, such as anti-cancer drugs, until they reach the site in the body where they are needed. This would make them less taxing on other parts of the human body.
Friday April 6, 2012
Cancer research is a common factor for both Kansas State University students recognized by the 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship competition.
Angela Grommet, junior in chemistry, Wichita, is the university’s 68th Goldwater scholar, and Sterling Braun, junior in premedicine and microbiology, Fort Scott, is an honorable mention.
Fri & Sat April 20 & 21
Ray’s Apple Market (west)
Hang out, bring food, buy chances for prizes
Sponsor: K-State AKPsi business fraternity
Fab Feud to Fight Cancer
Fri. Apr. 13, 2012
Manhattan Country Club
Monday March 26, 2012
The K-State community is host to many programs and organizations that make a difference in the lives of students and citizens of Manhattan.
Alpha Kappa Psi, a student-led business fraternity based in K-State’s College of Business, has worked and will continue to work on behalf of the The Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research, which utilizes faculty and students to further education and understanding of cancer, and work towards a cure.
Monday March 19, 2012
Mark Weiss, professor of anatomy and physiology and associate director of K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center, is researching genetic models for spinal cord injury or diseases such as Parkinson’s disease.
Friday March 16, 2012
K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center gave awards to 47 outstanding undergraduates for their cancer-related research. Funded by private donations, an annual award serves to increase awareness of cancer and encourages more research to be done in the field.
Thursday March 1, 2012
The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University is giving 47 undergraduate students the chance to conduct cancer research projects.
Tuesday January 31, 2012
Married biologists Rollie Clem and Lorena Passarelli are being awarded a four-year $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, to study how mosquitoes transmit viruses.
Monday January 23, 2012
Brian Lindshield, human nutrition, is studying foods and dietary supplements that may reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
Monday January 23, 2012
Retired K-State faculty couple who established first undergraduate cancer research award for work in humanities is now establishing planned gift for several areas.
Thursday December 1, 2011
K-State cancer research center scientists Tonatiuh Melgarejo, human nutrition, and Frank Blecha, immunophysiology, and team isolated and characterized a natural antimicrobial peptide that helps dogs to better fight pathogens — including different bacteria, viruses and fungi.
Tuesday November 22, 2011
The director of K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center was featured on TV’s Kansas First News. He discussed his and his wife’s personal experiences with cancer as well as the cancer research center and his own research.
Kansas First News anchor Kelli Stegeman shares his story.
Monday October 31, 2011
Rob Denell thought he was done with cancer after his wife beat the disease. No more chemotherapy by his wife’s side. No more long drives to hospitals. He was about to say goodbye to cancer.
Thursday October 13, 2011
A new organization called the K-State Cancer Fighters has joined the K-State campus in collaboration with the Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research.
Monday October 10, 2011
Dave Lewis, public address announcer for K-State football and men’s basketball games and a Riley County commissioner, will host and emcee the second annual Pink & Purple Polyester Party to raise funds for K-State’s cancer research center and to celebrate the life of his late wife, Elena.
Wednesday September 14, 2011
Golfers can help Kansas State University’s fight against cancer at the 14th annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament, Friday, Oct. 7. Proceeds will support K-State’s Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research.
Monday August 22, 2011
Kansas State University professor Masaaki Tamura is trying to create a patient-friendly treatment to help the more than 220,000 people who are diagnosed with lung cancer each year.
Breast Cancer Survivor Footprints: An Artful Journey
by Aribel Leon-Lynn, Cancer Survivor and Artist, Manhattan, Kan.
Fri., Oct. 14, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Holiday Inn at the Campus, Landon Room
1641 Anderson Ave. (across from K-State Union), Manh., Kan.
Tuesday July 12, 2011
Karsten Evans, a senior in biochemistry, is ready to take on cancer one cell at a time. He joined a cancer research team his sophomore year and is currently working with a new device he helped create that examines the content of single cells.
Tuesday July 12, 2011
Susan J. Brown, biology, has been named a fellow of the Entomological Society of America. Brown is one of 10 professors chosen for the honor.
Tuesday July 5, 2011
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association is hosting its fifth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink night at the rodeo Friday, July 22, to raise awareness of breast and other cancers and to raise funds for Kansas State University’s Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research.
Thursday June 30, 2011
A K-State undergraduate in biology and premedicine is exploring the link between cancer research, treatment and detection by looking at a common tie: peptide bonds.
Wednesday June 1, 2011
Breast cancer researcher Annelise Nguyen and undergraduate student Derek Schneweis, who is studying a virus through a new branch of vector biology, are being honored for their efforts in continuing and encouraging research excellence at Kansas State University.
Thursday May 19, 2011
Several members of the Kansas State University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society, are receiving national and local scholarship awards for the 2011-2012 academic year. Parker Rayl, one of our center’s undergraduate cancer researchers, is one of them.
Friday May 6, 2011
Several Kansas State University faculty members are being recognized by their colleges for excellence in teaching, research, service and advising.
Thursday May 5, 2011
Chloe Callahan has lost family members and a friend to cancer. The Kansas State University sophomore doesn’t want to lose more, so she’s taking on the disease in the laboratory.
Biology Professor Susan Brown will present the lecture “Flies are Fine, but Beetles are Better: The Story of a Model Organism” at 3:30 Thur., April 28.
Thursday April 28, 2011
Food packages and medicine bottles often list a dizzying array of chemicals and ingredients on their labels. But for Kansas State University chemistry major Angela Grommet, reading the ingredients isn’t confusing — it’s interesting.
Thursday April 14, 2011
Getting into the lab to perform cancer research as an undergraduate has been a career-changing decision for K-State’s Sterling Braun.
Wednesday April 13, 2011
A new biophysical and biochemical study may lead to better understanding of how structural flexibility controls the interaction of a protein that is closely involved with cancer, according to a Kansas State University biochemist Jianhan Chen.
Monday April 4, 2011
Johnson cancer research center-supported undergraduate student Gage Brummer has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater scholarship.
Tuesday March 29, 2011
Dr. Jun Li, chemistry, is applying nanotechnology to create biosensor to detect cancer and pathogens.
Monday February 14, 2011
Research with small particles has led to a big-time award for K-State researcher Vikas Berry, assistant professor of chemical engineering, who has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for his work involving graphene.
Wednesday February 9, 2011
Samantha ‘Sam’ Wisely, K-State associate professor of biology, has been named one of the top 150 scientists in Kansas.
Tuesday February 8, 2011
Four K-State students will compete for 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships. The students are: Sterling Braun, Fort Scott; Joshua Ericson, Junction City; Gage Brummer, Prairie Village; and Angela Grommet, Wichita.
Friday February 4, 2011
At K-State’s Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research, laboratories are like games of hide-and-seek — the more, the merrier.
Monday January 31, 2011
Cancer, according to statistics from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, has become the leading cause of death in Kansas, surpassing heart disease.
But efforts by Kansas State University are helping to tackle the disease in several ways.
Monday January 24, 2011
Nearly 50 undergraduates at Kansas State University are heading to the laboratory this semester to join the fight against cancer.
Monday November 22, 2010
Johnson cancer researcher center nutrition scientist George Wang and his team could be accused of carrying Purple Pride to extremes.
Friday November 5, 2010
The late David and Janice von Riesen have made gifts through the Janice W. von Riesen Trust of more than $325,000 to Kansas State University’s A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications and Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research.
Saturday October 30, 2010
Kansas State University chemistry professor Stefan Bossmann is on a fishing trip. But instead of catfish or bass, he is looking to snag a new treatment for cancer.
Friday October 29, 2010
Anna Whitfield, assistant professor of plant pathology, was named an up-and-comer in virology by the American Phytopathological Society.
Friday October 29, 2010
What do the genes of nematodes and big bluestem grass have to do with ecosystems? For Michael Herman, associate professor of biology, they mean a lot. Herman’s research specializes in ecological genomics, a growing area of study.
Tuesday October 26, 2010
Despite making what are arguably some of the biggest advancements in research on the animal immune system, Frank Blecha puts his students’ success before his own.
Thursday October 21, 2010
When two scientists were recently awarded the Nobel Prize for physics for their work with graphene, K-State’s Dr. Vikas Berry was thrilled with the recognition of the new two-dimensional material.
Monday October 18, 2010
Kay Farley is pretty proud of her pink shoes. Taking her foot out of her pink slip-on tennis shoes, she showed off the breast cancer ribbon on the white sole of her shoes.
Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon
Fri., Oct. 15, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Holiday Inn at the Campus, Landon Room
Cancer and Families: Up Close and Personal
by Suzanne Mayo-Theus
Thursday October 14, 2010
Dr. Michael Herman’s research and the upcoming Ecological Genomics Symposium continue to make the university a leader in the emerging field of ecological genomics.
Monday October 11, 2010
Developmental geneticist Dr. Susan Brown, K-State professor of biology, is one of two recipients of the 2010 Commerce Bank Distinguished Graduate Faculty awards at Kansas State University.
Friday October 1, 2010
Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and breast cancer at the Pink Power Luncheon for Breast Cancer Awareness from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, in the Landon Room at Manhattan’s Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave.
Thursday September 30, 2010
Dave Lewis, public address announcer for K-State football and men’s basketball, will speak up for cancer research when he throws a 30th birthday party for Kansas State University’s Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research.
Wednesday September 29, 2010
K-State Collegian: Barbara Atkinson, executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center and executive dean of the KU School of Medicine, discussed the higher rates of smoking and related lung cancers in rural Kansas during her speech in Forum Hall last night.
Monday September 27, 2010
K-State Collegian: The Wareham Opera House sang the blues on Sept. 26 with the Blues Band Beatin’ Breast Cancer Benefit concert, featuring the Red State Blues Band. The concert celebrated the life of Deb Lundberg and raised funds for K-State cancer research.
Red State Blues Band played at 7-9 p.m. on Sun. Sept. 26 at the Wareham Opera House, “to celebrate the life of Deb Lundberg and raise money to beat the disease that took her away from us.”
Monday September 13, 2010
“The Future of Cancer Research and Treatment in Kansas” will be presented at K-State by Dr. Barbara Atkinson, exec. vice chancellor of the KU Medical Center & exec. dean of the KU School of Medicine, at 7:30 p.m. Tue., Sept. 28, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.
Tuesday September 7, 2010
K-State has been a issued a patent for a plentiful and noncontroversial source of stem cells from a substance in the umbilical cord, thanks to work by cancer researchers Drs. Deryl Troyer and Mark Weiss, and others.
Wednesday August 11, 2010
Understanding how cancer cells communicate with each other and how to enhance their receptiveness to drug treatments is the focus of promising work by Annelise Nguyen, assistant professor of toxicology in the department of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology at K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
Monday August 9, 2010
K-State cancer researcher Anna Zolkiewska and her team are investigating mutation within the ADAM12 gene of the A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease family, or ADAM family, and its role in breast cancer. “We want to know whether ADAM12 is a good guy or a bad guy in breast cancer.”
Wednesday July 28, 2010
Golfers can help K-State fight cancer at the 13th annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, Sept. 3. The four-person scramble, at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, will have a shotgun start at noon. Registration is requested by Monday, Aug. 16, but same-day registration will be accepted at 11 a.m.
Tuesday July 13, 2010
While some biological research may not directly provide cures for major diseases, it can provide the scientific basis for research that might. Work by K-State’s Jeroen Roelofs is one such example.
Thursday July 1, 2010
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s fourth annual “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” rodeo will be Friday, July 23, to raise awareness of breast and other cancers, and raise funds for Kansas State University’s Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research.
Tuesday June 29, 2010
K-State cancer research center’s Stefan Bossmann, Deryl Troyer, and Viktor Chikan are exploring nanoparticle-induced hyperthermia in the battle against cancer.
Wednesday May 19, 2010
Dr. Lynn Hancock was awarded nearly $1.5 million from NIH to investigate the antibiotic resistance of enterococci, a type of bacteria commonly found in hospitals.
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