Biological Science Faculty Member
Dr. Erdem Bangi
- Office: 3060 King Life Sciences
- Lab: King Life Sciences
- Mail code: 4295
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph.D., Brown University, 2005
Research and Professional Interests:
The revolution in genome sequencing has provided unprecedented access to the genetic complexity and diversity of tumors, opening the door to new, more personalized approaches in cancer treatment. As our understanding of tumor genome landscapes becomes more sophisticated, there is an increasingly urgent need for experimental models that allow a comprehensive functional interrogation of this genomic information. My laboratory takes a novel and innovative approach to studying colorectal cancer by combining latest advances in cancer genomics with classical Drosophila genetics and high-throughput drug screening.
Current reasearch interests include:
-- building, studying and drug-screening genetically complex, tumor-genome based Drosophila models
-- developing new genetic tools and strategies to build more sophisticated models
-- using sophisticated genetic tools available in Drosophila to explore drug mechanisms of action and resistance
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