Christina Towers

Assistant Professor

Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory

Christina Towers
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News

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Salk receives $1 million from BioMed Realty to support innovative cancer research and faculty

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute received a matching $1 million gift from the BioMed Realty Management Team, which was used to fund the recruitment of award-winning cancer researcher Christina Towers and …


Award-winning cancer researcher to join Salk faculty

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Christina Towers, a top researcher in the field of cancer biology. Towers will join Salk’s renowned NCI-designated Cancer Center to …


Education

BS, University of Miami
PhD, University of Colorado
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado


Awards & Honors

  • Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00), 2020-2025
  • The Cancer League of Colorado Pilot Award, 2020-2021
  • ACLS Leading Edge Fellow, 2020
  • American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2019-2021
  • UC Department of Pharmacology Excellence in Research Award, 2019
  • Kirschstein National Research Service Award NIH T32 Award, 2016-2018
  • The UC Graduate School Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2016
  • UC Department of Pharmacology Excellence in Research Award, 2015
  • The Future Leaders Advancing Research in Endocrinology (FLARE) Award, 2013
  • The UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship, 2012-2014
  • The NIH RO-1 Diversity Supplement Graduate Fellowship, 2012-2015
  • Sachs Foundation Minority Graduate Scholarship, 2010-2014
  • Kirschstein National Research Service Award NIH T32 Award, 2010-2012
  • Sachs Foundation Minority Undergraduate Scholarship, 2006-2009

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