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James Lister, Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Molecular Genetics

Department affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine


PhD, Harvard University (1997)

Research description

My laboratory utilizes zebrafish to model melanoma. We are particularly interested in the role of MITF, the master regulator of the melanocyte lineage, in the onset and progression of melanoma.

Disease focus of research


Research keywords

Animal models,Cancer cell biology,Cell signaling,Oncogenes,Precision medicine,Tumor suppressors

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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