Arizona Cancer Evolution Center (ACE)

ACE Works with School Science Club

ACE Works with School Science Club

ACE visits Elementary School Science Club In fall 2018, our team from ACE spent 4 days working with young children at Kyrene del Cielo Elementary School in Chandler, Arizona in their lunchtime science club ‘The DISCOVERoom’. We explained the variety and...
ACE Supported Cancer Cactus Garden Now Open

ACE Supported Cancer Cactus Garden Now Open

By Emma Greguska, Reporter ASU Now Athena Aktipis and fellow ASU scholar Carlo Maley, are making inroads toward a better understanding cancer through more traditional scientific methods in their labs at the Biodesign Institute. But they’ve also conceived an unusual...
Welcome student interns

Welcome student interns

The first two of our undergraduate interns started working with our project this fall and we are delighted to welcome them! They are based at UCSB, working primarily with Amy Boddy and mentored by Valerie Harris. We’ll be letting you know how they and the other...
Taronga Zoo in Sydney collaborates with ACE

Taronga Zoo in Sydney collaborates with ACE

As part of our Organismal Evolution and Cancer Defenses project led by Amy Boddy, we are compiling a data base of zoo animals and their susceptibility to cancer. Hundreds of zoos around the world are generously sharing their records with us that go back decades. This...