Beverly Emerson

Professor

Regulatory Biology Laboratory

Edwin K. Hunter Chair

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Videos

Videos


Discovery Reveals How Cancer Resists Drug Therapies

Like a colony of bacteria or species of animals, cancer cells within a tumor must evolve to survive. A dose of chemotherapy may kill hundreds of thousands of cancer cells, for example, but a single cell with a unique mutation can survive and quickly generate a new batch of drug-resistant cells, making cancer hard to combat.
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Education

BA, Biology, University of California, San Diego
PhD, Molecular Biology, Washington University
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health


Awards & Honors

  • 2015 AAAS Fellow
  • 1988-1992 Pew Scholar Award