About The Lab

One of the major challenges of cancer therapies is intratumor heterogeneity. Cancer cells with different properties, including different sensitivity to treatment, often co-exist within a tumor, leading to relapse and disease progression. Our goal is to understand the dynamics of intratumor heterogeneity and its functional implications in disease progression. Our research will provide deeper insight into the ecosystem of heterogeneous tumor. We believe that understanding the interactions between subclonal populations of cancer cells as well as interactions between cancer cells and cells of tumor microenvironment holds a key to uncovering more effective treatments.

Research Projects

We aim to gain understanding of the dynamics within the cancer ecosystem by mapping the interactions between heterogeneous subpopulations of cancer cells.

Open Positions

We are looking for enthusiastic scientists interested in tumor heterogeneity, genetics and epigenetics. Experience in tumor biology, in situ methods, in vivo work or confocal microscopy is preferred.

Please contact Michalina Janiszewska (mjaniszewska@scripps.edu) with a description of research interests and contact information for three referees.

Contact

Location

130 Scripps Way

Jupiter, FL 33458

Contact Us

Phone : (561)-228-2788

Email : mjaniszewska@scripps.edu

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