Individual Information

Participant Info

Preferred Name
Dr. Claudia Benavente
Degree(s)
Position
Assistant Professor
Type of Research
Field/Subfield (see Notes for sorted subfields)
Cancer Biology, Cellular Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology
Description
The Benavente Lab is focused on understanding the chromatin remodeling processes that establish the normal epigenetic landscape in developing tissue, how it can be perturbed to promote carcinogenesis, and provide insight for the development of new therapies. Special focus on pediatric solid tumors, specifically retinoblastoma and osteosarcoma.
Tags
pediatric oncology, genetic regulation, epigenetics, retinoblastoma, osteosarcoma, RB1
Zipcode
92697