Angela Tyner, PhD

Professor

College of Medicine

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Cancer Biology

Full Member

Phone: 312-996-7964

Email: atyner@uic.edu

Dr. Angela Tyner is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. Her research is focused on epithelial biology, signaling, and also, cancer in the gastrointestinal tract, prostate, and breast.She has been a faculty member at the University of Illinois College of Medicine for over 25 years, where she had mentored 18 Ph.D. students and 15 postdoctoral researchers in her laboratory, as well as high school students and undergraduates. Many of her trainees have gone on to productive careers in academia, medicine and industry. Current research in Dr. Tyners laboratory focuses on the intracellular epithelial tyrosine kinase Protein Tyrosine Kinase 6 (PTK6, also referred to as the Breast Tumor Kinase BRK, or the SRC-related Intestinal Kinase Sik).Her research is focused on epithelial biology, signaling, and also, cancer in the gastrointestinal tract, prostate, and breast.

Education & Training

PhD

Clinical Research Involvement

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