Form and Function: The Dominance of Tissue Architecture in Mammary Gland and Breast Cancer

Natural Sciences II 3201

Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Lecturer Series sponsored by Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth


Speaker: Mina J. Bissel, Ph.D.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Host: Assistant Professor Elliot L. Botvinick, Ph.D.


Mina Bissell has been recognized for her lifetime contributions to the fields of breast cancer research, the enhanced role of extracellular matrix (ECM) and the nucleus environment to gene expression in normal and malignant tissues. These works have ushered and have changed some central paradigms that have strengthened the importance of context in the development of cancer.