Takayo Ota, MD, PhD

Dr. Takayo Ota, native of Japan, is a post doctoral fellow in the Division of Experimental Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She received her MD from Kinki University, Japan and PhD from University of British Columbia, under the mentorship of Dr. Nelly Auersperg. During her graduate training, her research focused on HOX genes in ovarian cancer. In her current research training with Dr. Jeremy Chien, she is interested in the identification of the origins of epithelial ovarian carcinomas.