Gina Lee

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Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
School of Medicine

Member, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center


Phone: (949) 824-7464

University of California, Irvine
839 Health Sciences Rd
Room 150, Sprague Hall
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Cancer Signaling, Tumor Metabolism, RNA Biogenesis, RNA Chemical Modification, TSC (Tuberous Sclerosis Complex), LAM (Lymphangioleiomyomatosis), Kidney Cancer
Awards and Honors
2019 Breakout Prize for Junior Investigators
2022 Excellence in Teaching Award, UC Irvine
DOD/CDMRP/TS200022: Mechanistic understanding of m6A signaling for the treatment of TSC (PI, 2021/4/1 - 2024/3/30)
Mary Kay Ash Foundation: Targeting RNA translation in women’s LAM tumors (PI, 2022/7/1 - 2024/6/30)
NIH/NCI/K22CA234399: Elucidating the regulation of RNA methylation by mTOR signaling in cancer (PI, 2022/9/1 - 2025/8/30)
Graduate Programs
Cellular and Molecular Biosciences

Mathematical and Computational Biology

Medical Scientist Training Program

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