Dr. Marilyne Labrie is a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Gordon Mills at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Labrie earned her MS in Biology from the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada and her PhD in Immunology and Virology from the INRS – Institut Armand-Frappier in Canada. Her doctoral studies in the laboratory of Dr. Yves St-Pierre focused on the expression and function of galectins in cancer. During her graduate studies, Dr. Labrie received numerous awards, including a doctoral fellowship from The Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé as well as travel awards from the Canadian Institute for Health Research – Institute of Cancer Research (CIHR-ICR) and the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA).
After her graduate studies, Dr. Labrie was recruited as a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Mills laboratory at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center and followed him to OHSU after he accepted a new position as the direction of precision oncology. Dr. Labrie’s current research interests include the use of proteomics-based technologies to study the adaptive response of ovarian cancer cells to targeted therapy. Her work will help design new treatment strategies for ovarian cancer patients with high risk of recurrence.