Associate Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Scientific Director, Cancer Biology Research Program
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology - GIDP
Associate Professor, Genetics - GIDP
Chair, ABBS Program
The Ellis laboratory is dedicated to investigation of the relationship between genomic instability and cancer susceptibility. Genomic instability is a dominant feature of cancer cells, and it is the central phenotype of a large group of clinical entities in which cancer development is the main and often fatal consequence.
Yazici C*, Wolf PG*, Kim H, Liu TW, Vermillion K, Carroll T, Augustus GJ, Mutlu E, Tussing-Humphreys L, Braunschweig C, Xicola RM, Jung B, Llor X, Ellis NAπ, Gaskins HRπ. Race-dependent association of sulfidogenic bacteria with colorectal cancer. Gut 2017 (in press); (*equal contribution; πco-corresponding)
Xicola RM, Bontu S, Doyle BJ, Rawson J, Garre P, Lee E, de la Hoya M, Bessa X, Clofent J, Bujanda L, Balaguer F, Castellví-Bel S, Alenda C, R, Ruiz-Ponte C, Syngal S, Andreu M, Carracedo A, Castells A, Newcomb PA, Lindor N, Potter JD, Baron JA, Ellis NA, Caldes T, LLor X. Association of a let-7 miRNA binding region of TGFBR1 with hereditary MMR proficient colorectal cancer (MSS HNPCC). Carcinogenesis 2016. 37:751-758. PMID: 27234654 PMCID: PMC4967215