Seventh Starr Cancer Consortium Grant Competition

(in alphabetical order by principal investigator)

  • "Role of RNA in Targeting AID to DNA in B Cell Immunity and Cancer"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Jayanta Chaudhuri, PhD,  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Nina Papavasilliou, PhD, The Rockefeller University
    Abstract 
  • "Co-clinical Trials Using Organoids for Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Yu Chen, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Himisha Beltran, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Brett Craver, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Mark A. Rubin, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    Abstract 
  • "Functional Analysis of Ectopic Germline Gene Expression in Cancer"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Gregory J. Hannon, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Gurinder Atwal, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    • Robert B. Darnell, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Abstract 

  • "Modulating T Cell Cytotoxicity to Enhance Anti-Tumor Immunotherapy"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Morgan Huse, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Howard Hang, PhD, The Rockefeller University
    • Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstract 

  • "Diet-linked Gut Microbiome Risk Factors in Colorectal Carcinogenesis"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Curtis Huttenhower, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Wendy Garrett, MD, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
    • Zsofia Stadler, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstract 

  • "Proteomic Analyses of Extracellular Matrix in Pancreatic Cancer"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Richard Hynes, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • David Tuveson, MD, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    Abstract 

  • "Single-Cell Resolution of Emergent Clones in the Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) During Therapy and Disease Progression"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Christopher E. Mason, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Virginia M. Klimek, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Christopher Y. Park, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstract 

  • "Elucidating the Function of Cancer-related Histone Modifiers by Integrative Analysis"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Aviv Regev, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Minkui Luo, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstract 

  • "ERCC2 Somatic Mutations as Biomarkers of Platinum Chemotherapy Sensitivity in Urothelial Carcinoma and other Platinum-treated Tumors"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Jonathan E. Rosenberg, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Hikmat A. Al-Ahmadie, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Michael F. Berger, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Levi Garraway, MD, PhD, The Broad Institute of MT and Harvard
    • Gopa Iyer, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Oscar Lin, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Irina Ostrovnaya, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • David B. Solit, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Eliezer Van Allen, MD, The Broad Institute of MT and Harvard

    Abstract 

  • "Genome Sequencing of Outlier Responders to Systemic Cancer Therapies"

    Principal Investigator:

    • David Solit, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Himisha Beltran, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Michael F. Berger, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Robert B. Darnell, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University
    • Mark A. Rubin, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Abstract 

  • "Basic and Therapeutic Application of Metastasis Suppressor microRNAs to Colorectal Cancer"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Sohail Tavazoie, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University 

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Yelena Janjigian, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Leonard Saltz, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Andrea Ventura, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstract