Dana-Farber Cancer Institute‘s Center for Protein Degradation, Massachusetts, United States
Dr. Breanna Zerfas, PhD. Scientist II, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Center for Protein Degradation
Dr. Zerfas earned her B.S. in chemistry at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2012. From there, she received her PhD in chemical biology from Boston College in 2017, working with Prof. Jianmin Gao on the design and synthesis of unnatural peptide antibiotics. Dr. Zerfas continued her research training as a post-doctoral fellow with Prof. Darci Trader in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Purdue University. While at Purdue, her research focused on the screening and development of fluorescence-based probes selective for various isoforms of the proteasome to be used in live cells. Since returning to Boston in 2020, Dr. Zerfas has been working at the Center for Protein Degradation, where she focuses on new assay development and screening.
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Wednesday, February 9, 2022
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM