Mads Daugaard

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Assistant Professor

Research Classification

Cell Signaling and Cancer
Cancer Diagnosis and Detection
Stress and Cancer
Cell Therapy of Cancer

Research Interests

Cancer biology
DNA damage response pathways
Cancer therapy
Cancer diagnostics
Stress signalling in cancer

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Dr. Mads Daugaard is assistant Professor at University of British Columbia and head of the molecular pathology & cell-imaging laboratory at the Vancouver Prostate Centre. Daugaard obtained his PhD degree in 2007 from University of Copenhagen. He did his first postdoc at the Danish Cancer Society Research Centre in Copenhagen with Prof. Marja Jaattela and his second postdoc at the BC Cancer Research Centre with Prof. Poul Sorensen. Daugaard has made significant contributions to the cancer research field, focused on discovery, characterization, and translation of tumor targets. In addition to numerous scientific publications, Daugaard has authored several patents and is co-founder of 2 biotech companies (VAR2 Pharmaceuticals and VARCT Diagnostics) where he currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Research Methodology

Recombinant proteins
molecular biology
Flow cytometry
Mass Spectrometry
CRISPR/Cas9 technology
Mouse models of cancer
Cancer cell line panels
DNA and RNA Sequencing
Molecular pathology
Translational oncology

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