Cell and Developmental Biology
Brief description of mentor's work/interests:
Currently Dr. Beauchamp is the Principle Investigator (PI) on two R01 grants, each in their third funding cycle. He is also co-PI on a third R01 grant along with his collaborator Dr. Bing Zhang from the department of Bioinformatics and Dr. Beauchamp is also project leader in the Vanderbilt University GI Cancer SPORE grant. His research interests include determining the drivers for tumor cell aggressiveness in colorectal cancer, the identification of prognostic biomarkers and novel therapeutic molecular targets.