Dr. Mina Bissell
Elected Fellow of NAS, NAM, APS, RSC and EMBO Distinguished Senior Scientist, Biological Systems and Engineering Division
Senior Advisor to the Laboratory Director on Biology, LBNL Faculty Four Graduate Groups at UC Berkeley: Comparative Biochemistry, Endocrinology, Molecular Toxicology, Bioengineering (UCSF/UCB) Joint program
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Mina Bissell has been recognized for her lifetime contributions to the fields of breast cancer research, the enhanced role of extracellular matrix (ECM) and the nucleus environment to gene expression in normal and malignant tissues. These works have ushered and have changed some central paradigms that have strengthened the importance of context in the development of cancer.