Dr John Foster

Postdoctoral Research Assistant
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
Upcoming Events
  1. Thursday Seminar Series – Dr. Vivian Li

    June 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  2. Distinguished Guest Lecture – Professor Robert Bristow

    June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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