Scientific Director, Molecular Pharmacology Laboratories
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Maryland, United States
Nathan P. Coussens, Ph.D., is the director of the Molecular Pharmacology Laboratories at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, where he leads three teams focused on the preclinical development of cancer therapeutics. Previously he was a senior research scientist at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, where he developed biologically and pharmacologically relevant biochemical and cell-based assays and applied advanced measurement technologies to identify and characterize small molecule modulators from high-throughput screens for a diverse portfolio of projects. Dr. Coussens is a member of the Standards References and Training Research Committee (STAR TREC) at the Frederick National Laboratory, which strives to increase the reproducibility of biomedical data within the scientific community. He is a member of the SLAS Technology editorial board as well as an associate editor and former editor-in-chief of the Assay Guidance Manual, a growing online eBook of best practices for preclinical assay development and implementation that has become the go-to resource for translational scientists in industry, academia, and research laboratories worldwide.
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Saturday, February 5, 2022
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