Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
For her pioneering structural studies elucidating the molecular mechanisms underlying combinatorial regulation of transcription, ubiquitin signaling, and epigenetic histone modifications, which have collectively transformed drug discovery and development efforts worldwide.
The AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research was established by the AACR and its Chemistry in Cancer Research Working Group in 2007, through the initial support of GlaxoSmithKline, to recognize the importance of chemistry to advancements in cancer research. The award is intended to recognize outstanding, novel, and significant chemistry research that has led to important contributions in basic cancer research, translational cancer research, cancer diagnosis, the prevention of cancer, or the treatment of patients with cancer. To learn more, please visit the press release.