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The Chow lab focuses on investigating what constitute a protective immune response against cancer in order to design effective cancer immunotherapy. The lab combines concepts and techniques from biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, cancer biology, immunology, virology, genomics, cell and animal models, and systems biology to dissect the molecular pathways and gene regulatory networks that modulate the anti-cancer immune response. The ultimate goal of the lab is to develop vaccines and targeted therapies that harness the natural ability of our immune system to fight cancer.

Research Interests

  • Characterization of immune response in solid tumors

 

  • Molecular mechanisms of effective anti-cancer immune response

 

 

  • Design of cancer vaccines and adjuvants

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Research News 

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Find this article featuring an interview with Dr. Chow !