2017.12.13 Phase Transitions in Metastasis

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    目:Phase Transitions in Metastasis

报告人Robert H. Austin

Member of the National Academy of Sciences

President of the Division of Biological Physics of the American Physical Society

Chair of the U.S. Liaison Committee of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Professor of Princeton University in the Department from Physics



主持人:刘峰 研究员


I propose that metastatic cancers are not in the same physical state as local cancers and have made a phase transition driven by the local high stress ecology of the primary tumor. Specifically we think the emergence of polyploidy is the transition that drives metastasis.