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Nancy A. Jenkins, PhD 

Nancy A. Jenkins, PhD 

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Class of 2022

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Cancer Genetics; Insertional Mutagenesis, Mouse Models of Human Cancer

For pioneering contributions to cancer genetics and unrivaled efforts dedicated to establishing the Sleeping Beauty transposable element system to model human cancer in mice, a breakthrough that has since allowed for the identification of innumerable candidate genes responsible for tumors.