Kris DeMali, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Interim Chair & Departmental Executive Officer, Biochemistry
Research project title

Adhesion proteins in tumor cell invasion and metastasis

Research description

Several different cancer research projects are available.  All focus on better understanding how defects in adhesion proteins contributes to breast cancer metastasis and/or melanoma resistance to chemotherapy. 

Undergraduate minimum qualifications

Two years of undergraduate study in the sciences.

Undergraduate role

The undergraduate will work alongside a graduate student to help design and execute experiments.