Our Program

Using novel, cutting-edge technologies in biochemistry, imaging, and omics, we’re learning about normal and disease processes in the human body, in particular how a healthy person develops cancer. We want to use the knowledge we gain to help predict, prevent, and treat cancers, and develop treatments that are durable and tolerable. Personalized medicine, or precision oncology, is our next frontier.

Cryo-EM Candidate Seminar Series

April 9: Macromolecular Assemblies: From Smallsubunit Processome to Inflammasome
Liman Zhang, Ph.D., Instructor, Harvard Medical School

April 16: Molecular mechanism of neurotransmitter release: locked until the last millisecond
Qiangjun Zhou, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, Stanford University

April 23: Molecular mechanism of Hsp90 chaperone machinery: co-chaperone regulation and client protein maturation
Yanxin Liu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow, University of California-San Francisco