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Joseph W. Landry, Ph.D.

Research program member: Cancer Molecular Genetics

Box 980033
1101 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23298

804-628-1944

Email: jwlandry2@vcu.edu

Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine

Education

PhD, SUNY Stony Brook (2002)

Research description

We study epigenetic regulatory mechanisms of tumor cell immunogenicity. In general these mechanisms serve to suppress tumor cell immunogenicity, which in turn suppress the anti-tumor immune response. By studying these mechanisms, we hope to discover novel drug targets, which can be exploited as cancer therapies. Our current focus is on the chromatin remodeling factor NURF, which we have discovered to regulate both the adaptive and innate immune response to tumor cells.

Research keywords

Epigenetics, immunogenicity, transcription, chromatin, tumor antigens

Published research

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