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19 May 2015

Dr. Ekta Khurana a featured speaker at the Pint of Science ‘Unraveling Human Disease in the Age of Big Data’ event

May 19, 2015Faculty

As DNA sequencing is getting cheaper, it is becoming easier to sequence cancer genomes. An average cancer genome contains thousands of mutations, only a few of which drive its growth. How do we identify these drivers? Ekta’s lab is developing computational models to identify the mutations that have a functional impact on the cancer cell and lead to tumor growth and progression.

For event details click here.