Flávia is a PhD student at Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3S) – University of Porto. Her PhD research work focuses on the identification of therapeutic targets and disease biomarkers for mutant KRAS cancer patients. As a visiting student researcher at Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering (CPGE) in Northwestern University she will integrate Professor Vadim Backman research team to analyze the three-dimensional chromatin packing scaling alterations induced upon KRAS activation and inhibition, through nanoscale imaging technology.

Universidade do Porto – Northwestern University

Grant duration: 6 months