Rachel Newcomb

First Name: 
Rachel
Last Name: 
Newcomb
Lab: 
James Alvarez
Department: 
Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Lab Location: 
LSRC C341
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Research Description: 
The Alvarez lab is interested in the molecular and cellular mechanisms of breast cancer dormancy, recurrence and metastasis. My current work focuses on the effects of ploidy on breast cancer tumorigenesis and recurrence, as well as screening for novel genes that mediate metastatic dormancy and recurrence.
Hobbies: 
Reading, cooking, movies, running, traveling, dog parenting