Sloan Kettering Institute: Research Programs

Pictured: Joan Massagué
Cancer Biology & Genetics

Our scientists study the molecular and genetic determinants of cancer predisposition, tumor development, and metastasis.

Pictured: Joan Massagué
Pictured: Alan Hall
Cell Biology

Our researchers explore the molecular mechanisms that control normal cell behavior and how these mechanisms are disrupted in cancer.

Pictured: Alan Hall
Pictured: Chris Sander
Computational Biology

The goal of our research is to build computer models that simulate biological processes, from the molecular level and up to the organism as a whole.

Pictured: Chris Sander
Pictured: Kathryn Anderson
Developmental Biology

Our investigators study the mechanisms that control cell proliferation, cell differentiation, tissue patterning, and tissue morphogenesis.

Pictured: Kathryn Anderson
Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Immunology

Our research incorporates a range of areas and expertise, and is aimed at translating laboratory findings into effective clinical applications.

Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
Pictured: Kenneth J. Marians
Molecular Biology

Our research is directed at understanding how cell growth is regulated and how the integrity of the genome is maintained.

Pictured: Kenneth J. Marians
Pictured: David Scheinberg
Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry

Our research program serves as a conduit for bringing basic science discoveries to preclinical and clinical evaluation.

Pictured: David Scheinberg
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich
Structural Biology

Our researchers are dedicated to understanding biology at the structural and mechanistic levels, and aiding the development of new cancer therapies.

Pictured: Nikola Pavletich