Ching-Shih Chen’s laboratory (hereafter referred to as “the Chen Lab”)
focuses on the preclinical development of novel cancer therapeutic
agents. Members of the Chen Lab utilize both in vitro systems (cell
culture, etc) and animal models (xenograft and transgenic mouse models)
to investigate the efficacy and mechanism of action of agents developed
by medicinal chemists within the lab.
student will be given an opportunity to observe, learn and take part in
the ongoing research. He or she will experience both the wet-bench
molecular biology, including techniques such as cell culture and western
blotting, and the ongoing animal studies. This will allow the student
to learn how the compounds developed within the Chen Lab transition from
in vitro to in vivo studies.
The shared resources of the OSU-Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSU-CCC) as well as the OSU library systems