Alice Berger

Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seattle, WA

How does this work?

Cancer biologist passionate about uncovering the molecular basis of cancer and therapeutic targeting of those genetic lesions. Specialties: cancer genetics, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, in vivo modeling, high-throughput screening, gene expression analysis, science writing, speaking, grant writing, mentoring, teaching

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Lung and Thoracic Cancers
targeted therapies
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Work experience

Sep 2016 - Present

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Assistant Professor


Sep 2011 - Sep 2016

Broad Institute

Postdoctoral Scholar

Exploring the genomic landscape of human cancer


Sep 2011 - Sep 2016

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Research Fellow


Mar 2006 - Sep 2011

Harvard Medical School

Graduate Student

Pursuing independent cancer biology research utilizing in vivo modeling, human genomics, and in vitro cell biology and biochemistry assays. Defending Ph.D. thesis in November 2010. Thesis: Role of DOK family proteins in lung tumor suppression and opposition of oncogenic EGFR and KRAS Advisor: Dr. Pier Paolo Pandolfi, Harvard Medical School


2007 - 2011

Harvard Medical School

Graduate Student

Student in the Exchange Scholar program. Participated in some classes at HMS and full-time bench research in the Pandolfi lab.

2008 - 2010


Freelance writer

Freelance science writer providing articles for publication on the Novartis intranet. Interviewed scientists and managers to provide compelling accounts of research and development projects.

2005 - 2010

Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Graduate Student


May 2003 - Jul 2005

University of Virginia

Research Technician

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