Based at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida, Cancer Ecology is a small research group led by David Basanta. We are mathematical modellers who work with biologists and clinicians, trying to understand the ecology of tumors and the evolutionary dynamics of cancer progression and resistance to treatment.

One year ago: talk at Simons Institute

One year ago: talk at Simons Institute

calvinlab_photocbrucedamonte_01.jpg

About a year ago I was in Berkeley, having accepted an invitation from Rick Durrett. At that stage we had recently published our research on an integrated computational model of the bone microenvironment and prostate cancer cell metastasis to the bone. I have described the paper before but here you can hear me mumble about it for about 45 minutes. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAFDnq3a5YY[/embed]

The t-shirt is quite cool and if you want one, well, the Pint of Science festival is just around the corner.

Survival rates in the US for some of the most common cancers

Survival rates in the US for some of the most common cancers

Why I am not a Bayesian*