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Cancer and the Nature of Life

Cancer and the Nature of Life

Our monthly public discussion series, Cancer and the Nature of Life got off to a great start - Marc Tollis and Carlo Maley discussed: Why Whales and Elephants Rarely Get Cancer - a Genetic Detective Story.  Watch it here.  Our next episode is on Friday 18th March...

Most Tumors in Snakes are Cancerous

This study, A Multi-Institutional Collaboration to Understand Neoplasia, Treatment and Survival of Snakes, is just published in the journal Animals (January 21 2022).  Although snakes seem to have more tumors than other species of reptiles studied, nothing much is...

Summer School

After a two year break,  the 2022 Guarda summer school in Evolutionary Biology for master and PhD students returns. The main aim of the course is to develop the skills to produce an independent research project in evolutionary biology.The summer school will take place...

Congratulations to Daniel Chavez!

Congratulations to Daniel Chavez!

Daniel is a post-doctoral researcher with ACE and he has just won a Carol and Jim Patton Award for Outstanding Latin American Graduate Student of Mammalogy Award from the American Society of Mammologists!  Well done Daniel!

Another Big Win for Artwork

Another Big Win for Artwork

‘In Search of Chemozoa’ has received the Best Film 2021 Award @SigmaXiSociety STEM Art and Film Festival. Sigma Xi is one of the oldest and largest scientific organizations in the world.  Congratulations to Vicky Isley and Paul Smith aka boredomresearch!  This win...

Recruiting Undergraduate Research Students

The Arizona Cancer Evolution Center (ACE) is excited to recruit undergraduate students  to its ACE Scholars research program for Spring 2022.   Motivated undergraduates from a diverse set of backgrounds and skill sets who would like to pursue research projects at the...

In Search of Chemozoa – free exhibition

This wonderful artwork will be screened between Nov 7th 2021 until January 2022 at the  Sigma Xi STEM Art and Film Festival, taking place online during their annual conference.  Registration to attend the STEM Art and Film festival is free.  Further details about the...

Events

Watch Cancer and the Nature of Life Series

Watch Cancer and the Nature of Life Series

See this amazing talk:  'The Electric Life of Cancer' presented by Mike Levin with commentator, Paul Davies. Brief abstract: People once believed electricity was the spark of life. Now it’s been discovered that electrical effects do in fact help shape bodies and...

“Cancer and the Nature of Life” – New discussion series

ACE has a new discussion series about exciting themes in cancer research.  It is suitable both for the public and for scientists.  It will will take place monthly, on the third Friday of each month at 11 am PST (or noon on occasion). We are kicking off the series by...

Summer School

After a two year break,  the 2022 Guarda summer school in Evolutionary Biology for master and PhD students returns. The main aim of the course is to develop the skills to produce an independent research project in evolutionary biology.The summer school will take place...

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

This major international conference from Dec 7th-10th 2021 will be hybrid this year.  Participate in person at the Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas or watch online.  Registration reopens 6th December.