Stanford Cancer Institute Directory

Cancer Biology Profiles

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    Jerome and Daisy Low Gilbert Professor and Professor of Biochemistry
    Michele and Timothy Barakett Endowed Professor

    Bio

    Dr. Brunet is interested in the molecular mechanisms of aging and longevity, with a particular emphasis on the nervous system. Her lab is interested in identifying pathways involved in delaying aging in response to external stimuli such as availability of nutrients and mates. She also seeks to understand the mechanisms that influence the rejuvenation of old stem cells. Finally, her lab has pioneered the naturally short-lived African killifish as a new model to explore the regulation of aging and age-related diseases.
    Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor of Cancer Genomics and of Genetics

    Bio

    I am a physician-scientist who has trained in genome science. My research has focused on mechanisms that coordinate the activities of large number of genes in cell fate control. We made a series of discoveries that introduced the important and pervasive roles of long noncoding RNAs in biological regulation. My group has substantial experience in epigenetics and RNA biology, including invention of new methods for epigenomic profiling, map RNA occupancy on chromatin, and define RNA structures genome-wide. My group pioneered methods to identify key regulators of large-scale transcriptional programs; these methods have been highly fruitful for studies of development, cancer, and aging. The long term goal of my laboratory is to decipher the regulatory information in the human genome for disease diagnosis and therapy.
    Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism)
    Lindhard Family Professor in Pediatric Cancer Biology and Professor of Pathology
    Department of Pathology Professor in Experimental Pathology and Professor of Developmental Biology
    Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology and of Biochemistry
    Associate Professor of Biology
    Donald Kennedy Chair in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Genetics
    Dr. Morris Herzstein Professor of Biology

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