Originally from Vietnam, Vu received her BS degree in Biochemistry from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA. Her senior thesis focused on the importance of the C-terminal extended region of Porcine Circovirus 1 VP3 in inducing apoptosis of human cancer cells. Currently, she assists Shoop in examining the effect of isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations on bile duct cancer.
Nicole, our lab manager, is a lifelong resident of Massachusetts. She was born in Medford and graduated from Merrimack College with a degree in Biology. She been working at Massachusetts General Hospital for 20 years where she developed expertise in monoclonal antibody production and molecular biology.
The Bardeesy Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School focuses on the biology of pancreatic cancer and cholangiocarcinoma.