Heather K. Beasley, MS

Medical Student

Meharry Medical College


After completing my Ph.D., I plan to continue in breast cancer research and pursue a post-doctoral position in academia. Long-term, my goal is to effectively identify mechanisms that underlie health disparities that are often seen in breast cancer research. To tackle this, I hope to pursue a career in academia as a Principal investigator to work at the bench and effectively communicate my research to underrepresented communities.

Poster 3684: Inactivating calcium-sensing receptor polymorphisms at rs1801725 are associated with increased risk of secondary malignancies