Andrei Bakin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Cancer Genetics
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Dr. Bakin graduated with honors from Moscow University and received his PhD in molecular biology from Moscow University, Moscow, Russia.  He has been trained in cellular and molecular biology of oncogenes with Dr. Tom Curran at St. Jude Children’s Hospital and breast cancer biology with Dr. Carlos Arteaga at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Bakin has extensive experience in the analysis of gene expression, transcription, signal transduction and cell biological aspects of cancer, as well as in preclinical cancer models, including orthotopic and bone metastasis models of breast cancer.

Research Interests: 
molecular mechanisms that drive the metastatic progression in breast and ovarian cancer
crosstalk of cytokines in the regulation of tumor microenvironment and metastatic progression
regulation of ribosome biogenesis in tumor cells
development of anti-cancer therapy targeting drivers of tumor invasion and metastasis
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