2021 Fall Scholars Announced

Congratulations to our 25 new scholars!  Selected by the Scientific Advisory Board out of over 60 applicants, these scholars truly do shine in their areas of expertise.

Aneuploidy in Cancer Development, Prognosis and Treatment
Elsa Bernard, PhD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Pippa Cosper, MD, PhD - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Elena Kuzmin, PhD - McGill University
Thomas Watkins, PhD - University College London and the Francis Crick Institute

Biomolecular Condensates in Cancer
Jeong Hyun Ahn, PhD - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Aravinthkumar Jayabalan, PhD - Johns Hopkins University
Hermann Schmidt, PhD - Stanford University School of Medicine

Cancer and Genomic Dark Matter
Carlos Mendez-Dorantes, PhD - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Diet and Metabolic Therapeutics in Cancer- Towards a Molecular Understanding.
Robert Banh, PhD - New York University
Ana Patricia Da Silva Gomes, PhD - H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Alison Ringel, PhD - Harvard Medical School

Dynamic histone methylation and chromatin organization in tumor suppression
Aguirre de Cubas, PhD - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Charles Ishak, PhD - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network
Michael Meers, PhD - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Immunotherapies and Mechanisms of Immune Escape
Hyo Sik Jang, PhD - Van Andel Institute
Giulia Petroni, PhD - Weill Cornell Medical College

Mutational signatures in pediatric cancer-from etiology to therapeutic implications
Andrew Hong, MD - Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Emre Kocakavuk, MD - University Hospital Essen & The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
John Prensner, MD, PhD - Broad Institute/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Neuroendocrine Cell Fate in Development and Cancer
Eric Gardner, PhD - Weill Cornell Medicine
Catherine Meador, MD - Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Nitin Roper, MD - National Cancer Institute

The Genesis and Function of Extrachromosomal Oncogene Amplifications in Cancer
Ofer Shoshani, PhD - Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, UCSD
Massa Shoura, PhD - Stanford University School of Medicine
Sihan Wu, PhD - Children's Research Institute, UT Southwestern

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