Prof. Paula Vertino Emory University, USA

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Paula M. Vertino, PhD is a molecular cancer biologist whose research program focusses on basic mechanisms of altered epigenetics (DNA methylation/chromatin structure) and their contribution to human cancer development. Dr. Vertino received her BS in Biochemistry from the State University of New york at Stony Brook in 1983 and her... read morePhD in experimental therapeutics from the Roswell Park graduate division of the University of Buffalo in 1990. After postdoctoral training in cancer genetics and epigentics at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center in Baltimore, MD, she joined the faculty at Emory University in 1996 where she is currently a tenured professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Leader of the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Program in Emory's Winship Cancer Institute.