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John D. Carpten, PhD

John D. Carpten, PhD

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Class of 2021

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Cancer Disparities; Cell and Tumor Biology; Genetic Risk and Functional Genomics; Precision Oncology

For world-renowned contributions to the understanding of the role of biology in cancer disparities observed in underrepresented populations, significant research contributions to the field of precision cancer medicine centered on high-throughput genomic approaches, and for his seminal characterization of the role of HOXB13 and AKT1 genomic alterations in human cancers.