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Maria Jasin, PhD

Maria Jasin, PhD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Class of 2020

For illuminating the role of homologous recombination in maintaining genetic stability, demonstrating the crucial role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in facilitating such genetic events and for proving that BRCA2 loss, coupled with aberrant p53 activity in breast cells, can result in replication stress and subsequent tumorigenesis.