Porter Lab Year in Review

Happy New Year lab! The turn of each year provides us a chance to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and where we want to go in the next year. I hope you will feel like me when you see how far we’ve come and you will be excited by the promise that is on the […]

In the spotlight – Ingrid Qemo

Out with the Old, In with the New! Biological aging or senescence is the steady decline of cellular function with age. There are a number of rationales that explain why senescence occurs, including changes in gene expression, or damage that is accumulated throughout the lifetime of a cell. Many questions surrounding how to overcome senescence […]

In the spotlight – The Zebrafish Group

Would you ever believe that a fish no bigger than your fingernail could provide information on the best form of therapy for cancer treatments? Well, it’s true! In the Porter lab, the zebrafish group is a part of the Breast Group with our focus being on using fish, specifically zebrafish, to answer questions about which […]

In the spotlight – The Breast Group

Cancer is a complex disease, and the process towards the discovery of a cure is itself complex. It is a step by step process that builds upon previous discoveries and fitting together the pieces of the puzzle until we get a complete picture. We work at understanding cancer at the most basic level, at understanding […]