Tag: Meet a Scientist

Martin Cannon, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Martin Cannon, of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Collaborative Research Development Grant…

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Benoît Bragantini, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Benoît Brangantini, of Mayo Clinic, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Mentored Investigator Grant. With his project, “Probing Homologous Recombination DNA Repair Factors in Chromatin by cryo-EM,” Dr…

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Melanie Weigert, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Melanie Weigert, of University of Chicago, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Mentored Investigator Grant. With her project, “Genome-Wide Profiling of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine on Cell-Free DNA,” Dr…

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Anne van Harten, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Anne van Harten, of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Ann and Sol Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award…

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Sammy Ferri-Borgogno, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Sammy Ferri-Borgogno, of UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Ann and Sol Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award…

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Arun Kanakkanthara, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Arun Kanakkanthara, of Mayo Clinic, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Liz Tilberis Early Career Award. With his project, “Exploiting a Metabolic Dependency of PARPinhibitor-Resistant Ovarian Cancer,” Dr…

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Wei Zhou, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Wei Zhou, of The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Ann & Sol Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award, mentored by Dr. Rugang Zhang…

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Liya Ding, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Liya Ding, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Liz Tilberis Early Career Award. With her project, “Targeting Therapeutic Resistance to PARP Inhibition in Ovarian Cancer,” Dr…

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Bojana Stefanovska, PhD | Meet a Scientist

Dr. Bojana Stefanovska, at University of Minnesota Twin Cities, is a 2021 recipient of OCRA’s Ann and Sol Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award…

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Finding the Story in the Data | Meet a Scientist

Sridevi Challa, PhD, an OCRA grantee at UT Southwestern, is on the receiving end of some major accolades…

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Seeking New Insights Into Origins of Ovarian Cancer | Meet a Scientist

“It’s kind of like how the Apollo mission to the moon gave us Velcro.” Dr…

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A False Alarm, and a Wake-Up Call to Fight Ovarian Cancer

Imagine, if you will, a scene from yesteryear: rows of telephone operators sitting in front of giant switchboards, lights blinking on and off in seemingly random patterns, hands working quickly to plug and unplug wires in order to foster…

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