Christine Chio

Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Toronto 2012

Dr. Christine Chio is a new  junior faculty at the Institute of Cancer Genetics. Dr. Chio received her PhD from the University of Toronto under the mentorship of Dr. Tak Wah Mak, studying the interplay between inflammation and cancer development. Subsequently, she joined the lab of Dr. David Tuveson at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to pursue her postdoctoral training.  Since then, her research endeavor has focused on understanding the role of cellular redox regulation, particularly in the development of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA). 


Dana Kapeller-Libermann

Research technician, Bsc New york university 2017


Karina Chan

Research Technician, BSC, Emory University 2017


Vaibhav Jain

Postdoctoral fellow, PhD, IGIB, India

VJ received his doctoral degree from Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), Delhi, India under the supervision of Dr. Anurag Agrawal and Dr. Balaram Ghosh, in Respiratory disease biology. During his PhD studies, VJ explored the role of polyamines metabolism in the asthma pathogenesis. In the Chio lab, his focus is to unravel the interplay between tumor and tumor microenvironment in the context of pancreatic cancer.