Unlocking cancer's secrets using the 'social networks' of cells -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Unlocking cancer's secrets using the 'social networks' of cells

05/14/2018

Image: smiling young woman - Megha Padi, Ph.D., director of the UA Cancer Center Bioinformatics Shared Resource; Copyright: University of Arizona Health Sciences/BioCommunications

Megha Padi, Ph.D., director of the UA Cancer Center Bioinformatics Shared Resource and an assistant professor of molecular and cellular biology, developed a computer algorithm called ALPACA that reveals which gene networks are activated in a diseased cell.