DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein present in several types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which could be helpful in preventing tumors from coming back. The […]

  • Med School Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge “WAVE”

    More than 100 UCF College of Medicine students, faculty and staff members did a giant Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS “WAVE” on the Tavistock Green Friday, led by Dr. Deborah German, founding dean of the 6-year-old medical school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URVuW1DFCTs&feature=youtu.be Before dousing herself with ice water, Dr. German challenged every medical school dean in America and […]

  • White House Hosts UCF Cyber Defense Team

    First they win a national championship. Then they go to the White House. The Knights? Yes. But in this case, it’s the UCF Cyber Defense Team, which claimed the 2014 Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in April and earned an exclusive visit with Vice President Joe Biden and key federal personnel Aug. 20 in […]

  • SGA to Host Campus Watch Party for Ireland Game on Aug. 30

    With students back on campus and UCF’s Fiesta Bowl championship football team in action across the pond in Ireland, the Student Government Association is inviting the Orlando community to come and watch the Knights take on Penn State outside the entrance of CFE Arena at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. “This event will be a […]


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  • Innovative Partnership Sends Students for Life-Changing Summer in Japan

    Four Rosen College students traveled to Japan this summer for an internship that took them across the world to Kafuu Resort Fuchaku Condo – Hotel Okinawa. From May to August, students rotated through positions in various departments, including guest relations, food and beverage, and sales and marketing, for an immersive view of hospitality management in […]

  • Civic Engagement Fair Offers Opportunities to Give Back

    Students are invited to learn about different opportunities to give back to the community during the Burnett Honors College’s 7th annual Civic Engagement Fair. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the honors college lobby, and it will showcase organizations that are part of the Honors Educational […]

  • UCF Students Start New Year

    The University of Central Florida keeps attracting brighter and brighter students. Preliminary data indicates that this year’s freshman class, which begins classes today, posts some impressive credentials. This fall’s class is expected to have an average high school Grade Point Average of 3.9 compared to 3.8 last fall. The average SAT score is expected to […]

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