Dr. Andres Blanco University of Pennsylvania, USA

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Prof. Andres Blanco attended Cornell University and earned his B.A. with a double major in Biological Sciences and Philosophy in 2005. He earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at Princeton University in 2011 after completing his thesis in the molecular and genomic basis of breast cancer metastasis. He then performed... read morehis postdoc where he studied chromatin biology and cancer epigenetics in the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School and the Division of Newborn Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. He started his independent laboratory as an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania in 2018. His laboratory studies the epigenetic regulation of cell fate decisions in cancers such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML) using a combination of biochemistry, epigenomics, bioinformatics, mouse models of cancer.