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Pilot Projects

 

Title

Investigators

Start Date

End Date

Pilot Project #1

Impact of the cellular microenvironment on genomic integrity

Weiss, Fischbach 

6/1/2010

5/31/2011

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot Project #2

Is a tissue invasive phenotype conferred on malignant breast cancer cells after adherence to lung microvascular endothelial cells?

Stokol, Seandel, Shuler

6/1/2010

5/31/2011

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot Project #3

Molecular characterization of circulating tumor cells captured by use of geometrically enhanced differential immunocapture

Kirby, Cornell-Ithaca; Giannakakou, Weill-Cornell;  Hicks, Cold Spring Harbor Lab

6/1/2011

5/31/2012

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot Project #4

3D Mechanically-Heterogeneous Scaffolds for the Study of Metastatic Cell Migratory Response to Matrix Stiffness

Bonassar, Mech Eng and BME (Cornell); Reinhart-King

9/1/2011

8/31/2012

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot Project #5

Capture of circulating pancreatic cells in precancerous human PanIN patients for early-stage detection of pancreatic neoplasia

Kirby (Cornell), Andrew D. Rhim, M.D. - 
Ben Z. Stanger, M.D., Ph.D (UPenn)

12/1/2011

11/30/2012

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot Project #6

Prostate Cancer Circulating Tumor Cell Heterogeneity and the Metastatic Phenotype

King (Cornell), Nanus (Weill), Yi-Fen Lee, PhD (U of Rochester)                                                                                                          

12/1/2011

11/30/2012

Pilot Project #7

Establishing the Role of Tumor Microvessels in Cancer Progression

Rick Cerione, Brian Kirby

4/16/2013

4/15/2014

Pilot Project #8

Disturbed Nuclear Envelope Protein Expression in Cancer Cells - Implications for Cellular Force Generation, Force Transmission, and Cell Migration

Cindy Reinhart-King, Jan Lammerding

4/16/2013

4/15/2014

Pilot Project #9

Identification of Epigenetic Characteristics of Chemoresistant Leukemic Stem Cells: The Potential for a New Diagnostic Approach

Harold Craighead, Monica Guzman (Weill)

8/1/2013

7/31/2014

For more information please contact Brenda Hans (brs42@cornell.edu)