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Johnson Cancer Research Center

About Us

The Johnson Cancer Research Center’s multidisciplinary faculty researchers and students are working hard to unravel the complexities of cancer. With the support of a devoted Advisory Council and many generous donors, the center is taking a leading role in conquering cancers in our time.

Bold new vision

We are implementing a strategic plan to become a National Cancer Institute-Designated Basic Laboratory Cancer Center. We have begun assembling Centers of Excellence and recruiting a new, world class director. Learn more here.


To further the understanding of cancers by funding K-State cancer research, and supporting higher education, training, and public outreach.


To improve cancer-related research and education
To provide scholarships and fellowships
To enrich the student experience
To educate the public about cancer and cancer research