Shabana Meyering

George Mason University, USA


Shabana Shabbeer obtained her Ph.D. degree in biochemistry in 2003 from the Chemoprevention Lab, Cancer Research Institute, Tata Memorial Center, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India, where she was mentored by Girish B. Maru, Ph.D., IARC Fellow. Her thesis was titled “Measurement of 8-OH-deoxyguanosine as a biomarker of exposure to tobacco and tobacco products.” Following her Ph.D. degree, Shabbeer completed her postdoctoral training at the Laboratory of Experimental Therapeutics, Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA, where she was mentored by Professor Michael A. Carducci, M.D., and James Herman, M.D. Currently, she is the Principal Scientist at the National Center for Infectious Disease Research, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA, where she works on the Tax oncoprotein of the HTLV-1 virus. Her expertise is in the area of breast cancer, prostate cancer, epigenetics, chemoprevention, BRCA1, and carcinogenesis. Her most recent publication was in the prestigious cancer journal, Oncogene, December 17, 2012, titled “BRCA1 targets G2/M cell cycle proteins for ubiquitination and proteasomal degradation.”

Biography Updated on 6 December 2013

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