Molecular Genetics of Cancer

Molecular Genetics of Cancer

Colon, rolled and stained to identify proteins and DNA
The Molecular Genetics of Cancer division is investigating how our cells normally die and how defects in this process cause disease, particularly cancer.
A better understanding of cell death will help us to develop improved treatments for both cancers and immune disorders.

Health impact

Cancers: leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myeloproliferative disorders, stomach cancer

Immune disorders: lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes

Other areas: personalised medicine

Division news

Division publications infographic Division staff numbers infographic

Division heads

Professor Andreas Strasser

Professor Jerry Adams

Lab heads

Dr Philippe Bouillet

Professor Suzanne Cory (honorary distinguished research fellow)

Dr Daniel Gray (jointly with Immunology)

Dr Marco Herold

Dr Ruth Kluck

Division coordinator

Catherine McLean

Michelle Birrell, Administrative Officer