Toru Ouchi, PhD

Professor of Oncology
Department of Cancer Genetics and Genomics
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Dr. Toru Ouchi is a graduate from the Osaka University School of Medicine. After postdoctoral training at the Rockefeller University, he started his lab at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine of New York University to study molecular mechanism of mammary tumor development of BRCA1-deficiencet cells. In 2012, he joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute from University of Chicago as Member and Professor of Oncology.

He is involved in Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program and Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program of University at Buffalo. He is chairing the Systems Biology Lecture Series.

Research Interests: 
Study biological function of BRCA1/ATM-associated BRAT1 protein.
Study Roles of DNA stress response proteins in the wwprogrammed iPS differentiation
Study cancer metabolism
Analyze BRCA1-associated gene transcription
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