Jun Wu, Ph.D.
Jun Wu, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology

  • Virginia Murchison Linthicum Scholar in Medical Research

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR170076
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Date Awarded: 
August 16, 2017
Grant Amount: 

Some long-lived vertebrates are naturally resistant to developing tumors, but why this is so is not completely understood. Scientists hope to uncover more about natural mechanisms of tumor resistance in animals in order to help fight human cancers.

Stem-cell biologist Jun Wu joined the faculty of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Molecular Biology. He was recruited in 2018 from the Salk Institute in San Diego with the help of a First-Time Tenure-Track Award from CPRIT.

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