Justyna Filant, PhD

Dr. Justyna Filant is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Filant completed her Master of Science degree in Biotechnology at University of Warmia and Mazury (Poland) and her Ph.D. in Animal Sciences at Washington State University. Her doctoral thesis was focused on mechanisms of uterine gland development and glandular epithelium function in the adult uterus. Dr. Filant remains interested in secretory processes of the cell. In her current research under the mentorship of Anil Sood, M.D., she aims to identify mechanisms of RNA release and develop novel therapeutic strategy to manipulate intracellular RNA levels in ovarian cancer.