Ninth Starr Cancer Consortium Grant Competition

(in alphabetical order by principal investigator)

  • "Mechanism-Based Targeting of RNA Binding Protein Networks for Chemo-Sensitization in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Michael B. Yaffe, MD, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Robert B. Darnell, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University
    • Michael T. Hemann, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
    Abstract 
  • "Targeting the Chromatin Reader Protein TRIM33 as Epigenetic Therapy in B Cell Neoplasms"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Christopher R. Vakoc, MD, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • James E. Bradner, MD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
    • Nathanael S. Gray, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
    • Dinshaw Patel, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Abstract 
  • "The Paternal Germline as a Source of de novo Cancer Risk in Offspring"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Marco Seandel, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Zsofia Stadler, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Michael Wigler, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    Abstract 
  • "Personalized Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hematological Malignancies"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Ann Mullally, MD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Timothy Chan, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Taha Merghoub, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Abstract 
  • "Circulating Exosomal microRNA as Biomarkers of Medulloblastoma Progression, Metastasis, and Recurrence"

    Principal Investigator:

    • David Lyden, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Ira Dunkel, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Kim Kramer, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Praveen Raju, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Sohail Tavazoie, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University
    • Haiying Zhang, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Abstract 

  • "Translating Molecular Profiles into Clinical Biomarkers Using Spatially Defined RNA Sequencing in situ"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Je H. Lee, MD, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Timothy Chan, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Molly Hammell, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Laboratory
    Abstract 
  • "Translation Regulation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Michael Kharas, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Leandro Cerchietti, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Christopher Park, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstract 

  • "Epigenetic Control of DNA Transposition in Embryonal Cancers"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Alex Kentsis, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Bradley Bernstein, MD, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
    • Christopher Mason, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    Abstract
  • "A Massively Parallel Protein Synthesis Platform for Functional Screening of Cancer Proteomes"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Samie Jaffrey, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Fabien Campagne, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Abstract 
  • "Telomere Crisis and Chromosome Shattering in Cancer"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Titia de Lange, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Levi Garraway, MD, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
    • Achim Jungbluth, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Abstract 
  • "Elucidating the Etiologic Role of Linker Histone Mutations in Hematologic Malignancy"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Ethel Cesarman, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • C. David Allis, PhD, The Rockefeller University
    • Ari M. Melnick, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Robert G. Roeder, PhD, The Rockefeller University 

    Abstract