Researcher Profile

Jean E. Schwarzbauer, PhD

Full Member, Cancer Metabolism and Growth Program

Member since 2010

Academic Appointment

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biology
Princeton University


  • Associate Chair of the Molecular Biology Department


Research Interests

  • Extracellular matrix (ECM) assembly and cell adhesion
  • How ECM properties and components change during tumorigenesis
  • Role of stroma in mammary epithelial morphogenesis and tumor initiation
  • Regulation of cell motility
  • Integrin receptor signaling
  • Effects of ECM on gene expression

Selected Publications

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