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VCU Massey Cancer Center research membership consists of more than 240 research investigators, clinicians, cancer survivors, patient advocates and community leaders engaged in and/or supportive of cancer-related research. Membership eligibility and privileges are defined by a candidate’s level of current cancer-related research activity. Applications for Massey membership are sent to potential candidates following a nomination by a current member, an invitation extended by the director or a request by an individual candidate to be considered for membership.

Members’ research activities are organized into specific research programs. Approved members may be considered by the appropriate program leader(s) for affiliation in peer-reviewed and/or emerging research programs, depending upon the members’ research interests and achievements. There are three categories of VCU Massey Cancer Center membership: member, associate member and affiliate member.

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James Lister, Ph.D.

James Lister, Ph.D.

“It’s always exciting to see what new things can be accomplished with expanding technology. The idea that we’re trying to make targeted mutations in zebrafish was unheard of even 10 years ago.”

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