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Yibin Kang, PhDPrinceton UniversityResearch: Stromal niche mediates metastasis and treatment resistance of breast cancer
Randy L. Jirtle, PhDMcArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin-MadisonResearch: Epigenetics: How genes and environment interact
Scott Kaufmann, MD, PhDMayo ClinicResearch: What happens when cancer cells are treated with putative anticancer drugs?
Christopher M. Counter, PhDDuke University Medical CenterResearch: Codon bias, the silent secret of RAS oncogenes
Ruslan Medzhitov, PhDYale University School of MedicineResearch: Cell communication in normal and neoplastic tissues
Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhDMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterResearch: Immunologic checkpoint blockade: Exploring combinations and mechanisms
Joan S. Brugge, PhDHarvard Medical SchoolResearch: Tumor cell heterogeneity: Consequences for tumor cell progression and therapy