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Johnson Cancer Research Center


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.

Scientists in 100 labs are demystifying cancer from many angles.

Students are training to be the next generation of researchers.

Cancer information and resources are provided to the public.

Fighting, ever fighting, for a cure!

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Recent News

Zebrafish brain researcher receives $1.35M grant
Jan. 29, 2020 - Thomas Mueller, research assistant professor in the Division of Biology, and collaborators received a $1.35 million grant for the interdisciplinary research project "Navigating the Waters — A Neural Systems Approach to Spatial Cognition in Fish." Mueller's research is relevant to Central Nervous System cancers. read more
Students selected to join cancer research teams

Dec. 13, 2019 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University has selected 42 students to participate in its undergraduate research mentoring and award program, which promotes student participation in laboratory research. read more 

Upcoming Events

K-State Open House - Sat., April 18, 2020, JCRC open to visitors 10 a.m.-noon

Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight - Sat., May 2, 2020

Bill Snyder Highway Half-Marathon & 5K - Sat., May 23, 2020

You'll Never Run Alone 5K - Sun., Aug. 9, 2020

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