Enlarge Image My lab studies gene regulation during development and cancer, and we focus on the regulation and functional consequences of alternative cleavage and polyadenylation (ApA) using genome-wide approaches.

2013 Signaling Breakthroughs of the Year
A recent paper from the Mayr Lab was selected by Science Signaling as one of the signaling breakthroughs of 2013.

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Selected Achievements

Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (2012)

Kimmel Scholar Award, Sidney Kimmel Foundation (2011)

At Work: Cancer Biologist Christine Mayr

At Work: Cancer Biologist Christine Mayr

Christine Mayr, who once dreamed of exploring space as an astronaut, today probes new realms in the field of cancer genetics.