Researcher Profile

Virginia A. Zakian, PhD

Full Member, Genome Instability and Cancer Genetics Program

Member since 2010

Academic Appointment

Harry C. Wiess Professor in the Life Sciences of Molecular Biology
Princeton University


Research Interests

  • Telomere biology and replication fork progression. Perturbation of either leads to genome instability of the type that can lead to cancer.

Selected Publications

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precision medicine at Rutgers Cancer Institute


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