Head: Prof. Chuxia Deng, Dean of FHS

Research focus:

  • Signal transduction and carcinogenesis
  • Cancer genetics, epigenetics, and epidemiology
  • Cancer initiation, progression, metastasis
  • Development, metabolism and aging
  • Cancer drug screening and development
  • Cancer prevention and therapy


  • To conduct studies in cancer research, reduce cancer incidence and lethality, and improve human health