Arizona Cancer Evolution Center (ACE)

Mechanical Properties of Cancer Cells

Feb.10 – 12 2010 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ No area of research better illustrates the constructive engagement of physics and cancer biology than the burgeoning field of cell mechanics. This workshop focused on the mechanical properties of healthy and...

Atomic Force Microscopy(ATM)

Apr.15 – 16 2010 Agilent, Chandler and ASU campus, Tempe. This workshop welcomed 10 scientists from Northwestern PSOC, Oregon Health Sciences Center, University of Texas and Arizona State University to be trained in scanning probe theory and practice. Workshop...

Cancer as a Dynamical System

Jun.2 – 4 2010 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Cancers are diseases of evolution. Their high mutation rates makes them hard to treat because they rapidly generate drug resistance. Infectious diseases are also a struggle between evolving pathogens and our...

Quantum Mechanics and Cancer Biology

Oct.25 – 27 2010 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ The conjecture that quantum mechanics plays a key role in life dates back to the 1940s, and Erwin Schrödinger’s famous book “What is Life?” However, decades later, most scientists still assume that classical...