Postdoc Profiles

Name: Cuesta-Dominguez, Alvaro
Year you started at ISMMS: 2014
Lab: Lujambio Lab

Lab Mailing Address:

Álvaro Cuesta-Domínguez, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow at Lujambio Lab
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Department of Oncological Sciences
1740 Madison Avenue
New York City, NY 10029

Phone: 212-824-9288

Project/Research Interests:

I am a biomedicine based postdoctoral researcher in the Lujambio lab. My main interest lies in the process of cellular senescence, a program that imposes a very potent barrier to tumorigenesis. By combining unique mouse models of cancer, CRISPR and RNAi technologies, my aim is to identify the molecular pathways involved in the maintenance of the senescent state and also the impact of their loss on tumorigenesis.

Previous Postdoc Experience:

I obtained my Ph.D. from Autonoma University of Madrid (Spain) characterizing the oncogenic properties of a novel translocation (BCR-JAK2) found in patients with chronic myeloid and acute lymphoid leukemia, under the supervision of Dr. Fernandez-Ruiz and Dr. Rio. I completed my BSc in Biochemistry at Autonoma University of Madrid and I am a native of Madrid, Spain,

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