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Last Updated: 04/25/2012

NCI Center for Cancer Research

The NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is the largest component of NCI’s intramural research program. CCR investigators help translate new scientific discoveries into state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and therapies for cancer patients. BRB staff members collaborate with CCR investigators in the areas of statistical genomics and biostatistics.

BRB staff members also collaborate extensively with CCR investigators on the design and analysis of laboratory and clinical studies utilizing DNA microarrays. Dr. Joanna Shih, BRB, serves as principal statistician for numerous collaborations with CCR investigators. Dr. Eric Polley collaborates with investigators on genomic and gene expression studies and conducts a semi-monthly class in analysis of gene expression and copy number change data using the BRB-ArrayTools software developed by the Biometric Research Branch. Dr. Simon and Dr. Yingdong Zhao are active in collaborating with CCR investigators on genomic and immunological studies.

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Associate Director

Richard Simon Richard Simon, D.Sc., leads the Biometric Research Program and is chief of the Computational & Systems Biology Branch. Dr. Simon holds a doctoral degree in Applied Mathematics & Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. More…

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