Giving Day

Giving Day

On a chilly February morning in UCSC’s Quarry Plaza, we came together to raise awareness and some funds for the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative, the pediatric cancer research arm of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. Staff members Ann Durbin and Katrina...
Immunotherapy and Pediatric Cancer

Immunotherapy and Pediatric Cancer

Cells are being created continuously in our bodies. Both good and bad cells. In the past century, many factors such as use of pesticides and other toxins have weakened our immune system. Our immune system is designed to seek out and destroy cancer cells, thus,...
Expression analysis and Treehouse model

Expression analysis and Treehouse model

Expression analysis (RNA seq analysis) of children and adult data: Why is the Treehouse model novel? Treehouse is harnessing the power of Big Data to benefit individual patients locally and globally. The researchers at Treehouse are using expression analysis (RNA...