Tenth Starr Cancer Consortium Grant Competition

(in alphabetical order by principal investigator)

Competing Project Renewal Awards

  • "Creation of Mouse Models for Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma"
    Principal Investigator:
    • Sanford Simon, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Scott Lowe, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Michael LaQuaglia, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Abstact  

New Awards

  • "Dissecting Micro-Environmental Contributions to the Pathogenesis of Myelodysplastic Syndromes"

    Principal Investigator: 

    • Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • David Scadden, MD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

    Abstract 

  • "Dissecting SHMT2 Function as a Metabolic Driver of Lymphomagenesis"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Kivanc Birsoy, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Hans-Guido Wendel, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Abstract 
  • "Identifying RNA-Binding Proteins as a Novel Class of Therapeutic Targets in Glioblastoma Cancer Stem-Like Cells"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Robert Darnell, MD, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Viviane Tabar, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Abstract 
  • "Investigating Cancer-Associated Structural Genomic Rearrangements Using in vivo Genome Editing"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Lukas Dow, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Andrea Ventura, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 
    Abstract 
  • "Discovery of Epigenetic Drivers of Tumor Evolution"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Alexander Meissner, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Dan Landau, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine
    Abstract 
  • "Transcriptional Reprogramming Drives Cancer Cell Heterogeneity and Drug Resistance"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Charles Sawyers, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Leonard Zon, MD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
    Abstract 
  • "Patient-Driven Molecular Characterization of Rare and Refractory Germ Cell Tumors"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Eliezer Van Allen, MD, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • David Solit, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Abstract 
  • "Tracking T Cell-Antigen Presenting Cell Contacts within Tumors in vivo"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Gabriel Victora, PhD, The Rockefeller University

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Nir Hacohen, PhD, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
    Abstract 
  • "Exploring the eIF4A RNA Helicase as a New Cancer Drug Target"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Hans-Guido Wendel, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigators:

    • Derek Tan, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Leemor Joshua-Tor, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    Abstract 
  • "An in vivo CRISPR Screen for Melanoma Progression in Zebrafish"

    Principal Investigator:

    • Richard White, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Co-Principal Investigator:

    • Leonard Zon, MD, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
    Abstract