Dr. Junjie Chen
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology
My research program focuses on DNA damage pathways, genomic instability and tumorigenesis. We study a number of tumor suppressors involved in DNA damage responsive pathways, including BRCA1, BRCA2, ATM, Chk2 and p53. By using biochemical, cell biology and genetic approaches, we are attempting to understand how the dysregulation of these tumor suppressors contributes to genomic instability and tumorigenesis.
A tutorial student in my laboratory would have the opportunity to work on an independent research project related to cancer biology, cell cycle regulation or aging.
Office: MDA Y3.6006 (Unit 66)
Ph.D. - University of Vermont - 1993