Sixth Starr Cancer Consortium Grant Competition

(in alphabetical order by principal investigator)

  • "Elucidating Mechanisms of Histone H3.3 Mutants-Mediated Oncogenesis in Pediatric Brain Cancers"

    Principal Investigator:

    • C. David Allis, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Cameron Brennan, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Yu Chen, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Ping Chi, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Jeff P. Greenfield, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Viviane Tabar, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstract 

  • "Comprehensive Elucidation of the Mechanisms of Action of Anticancer Molecules"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Olivier Elemento, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Tarun Kapoor, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Abstract 

  • "Discovery of AID-dependent Epigenetic Mechanisms in Hematological Malignancies"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Todd Evans, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Jayanta Chaudhuri, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Olivier Elemento, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Ross Levine, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Ari Melnick, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Rita Shaknovich, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Abstract 

  • "Define Oncogenic Mechanisms of Protein Methyltransferases SETDB1 and SUV39H1 in Melanoma"

    Principal Investigator:

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

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Steven Gross, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Yariv Houvras, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Ari Melnick, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    Abstract 
  • "Therapeutic Targeting of IDH1 and IDH2 Mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and Chondrosarcoma"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Gary Schwartz, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Ross Levine, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Ari Melnick, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Abstract