Diana Hargreaves

Assistant Professor

Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory

Richard Heyman and Anne Daigle Endowed Developmental Chair

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Salk scientists discover genetic “dial” to turn immune function up and down to target cancer, autoimmune disease

LA JOLLA—The human immune system is a finely-tuned machine, balancing when to release a cellular army to deal with pathogens, with when to rein in that army, stopping an onslaught …


Finding a cause of neurodevelopmental disorders

LA JOLLA—Neurodevelopmental disorders arising from rare genetic mutations can cause atypical cognitive function, intellectual disability, and developmental delays, yet it is unclear why and how this happens. Scientists suspected a mutation …


Salk scientist Diana Hargreaves named Pew-Stewart Scholar for innovative cancer research

LA JOLLA – (June 14, 2019) Diana Hargreaves, an assistant professor in Salk’s Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, has been named a 2019 Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research as part …


Maintaining the unlimited potential of stem cells

LA JOLLA—Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are the very definition of being full of potential, given that they can become any type of cell in the body. Once they start down …


Salk researchers win five competitive grants for cancer research

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute scientists Ronald Evans, Diana Hargreaves, Tony Hunter, Graham McVicker and Geoffrey Wahl are among the first wave of researchers to receive funding from Padres Pedal the Cause, …


Salk Institute launches Conquering Cancer Initiative

LA JOLLA—On Friday, April 20, 2018, the Salk Institute launched a new initiative called Conquering Cancer, to harness specific and emerging scientific strategies to tackle the five deadliest cancers: pancreatic, …


Salk Institute welcomes four new faculty

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute is pleased to welcome a new full professor and three new assistant professors, all exceptional leaders in their respective fields. The new faculty will facilitate innovative …


Education

BS, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Haverford College
PhD, Department of Immunobiology, Yale University
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University


Awards & Honors

  • Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research, 2019
  • V Foundation for Cancer Research, V Foundation Scholar Award, 2016-2018
  • NCI/NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, 2014-2018
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Ann Schreiber Research Training Program of Excellence, 2013-2014
  • Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2010-2013
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2002-2005