Dr John Foster

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Focus

My project focuses on understanding how the proteins involved in RNA binding and alternative splicing of pre-mRNA are regulated.

Specifically I am interested in how expression, localisation and activity of these proteins changes during tumourigenesis, invasion and metastasis of prostate cancer cells.

I am also investigating the role of alternative splicing in development of treatment resistance in prostate cancer. My expertise are in primary cell culture, genomic manipulation (e.g. Lentivirus, CRISPR/Cas9), three dimensional cell modelling and functional assays of cellular and molecular biology.

Supervisor:
Dr Prabhakar Rajan
Address

Barts Cancer Institute,
Queen Mary University of London,
Charterhouse Square,
London EC1M 6BQ

Email address: bci-admin@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 20 7882 5555

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