Image of the Month: ovarian cancer cells

The image shows cytoplasmic distribution of p53-R175H mutant protein (green) in TYK-Nu ovarian cancer cells that have been treated with the drug MCB-613. Nucleus of cells is shown in blue. Courtesy of Dr. Richards lab/ A. Padmanabhan

In her lab at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr.  JoAnn Richards, Dr. Achuth Padmanabhan, instructor of molecular and cell biology and their colleagues are exploring new ways to fight ovarian cancer. Read about a recent discovery of USP15 as a  potential new target for therapies for this devastating disease.

Dr. Achuth Padmanabhan
Dr. JoAnne Richards

 

 

Dr. Richards is professor of molecular and cellular biology and member of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine.

 

 

 

 

 

By Ana María Rodríguez, Ph.D.

 

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