Chapter 05: The Cancer Biology Program

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Chapter 05: The Cancer Biology Program

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Dr. Tomasovic begins this segment with comments on MD Anderson’s perceived weaknesses in basic research. He talks about the important role that graduate students serve in driving research at an institution and how they were integrated into departments at MD Anderson. He then describes his first “forays into leadership”: e.g. during 1986-’88 he created and directed the multi-disciplinary Program in Cancer Biology (first called Interdisciplinary Studies in Cancer Biology) in the Graduate School in Biomedical Sciences.

Publication Date

8-1-2011

Publisher

The Historical Resources Center, The Research Medical Library, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

City

Houston, Texas

Topics Covered

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Building the Institution; MD Anderson History; On Research and Researchers; On the Nature of Institutions; Building the Institution; The Administrator

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oncology | Oral History

Chapter 05: The Cancer Biology Program

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