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Nikola P. Pavletich, PhD
Investigator / 1997–Present

Scientific Discipline

Cancer Biology, Structural Biology

Host Institution

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Current Position

Dr. Pavletich is also a member and chair of the Structural Biology Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Current Research

Structural Biology of Cancer-Related Proteins

Nikola Pavletich is interested in understanding the maintenance of genomic integrity and the control of cell growth, two processes central to cancer. His research has focused on the structures and mechanisms of proteins that sense, signal, and repair DNA damage and on the cell cycle and associated growth regulatory pathways.

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FANCI-FANCD2 structure...

Biography

Dr. Pavletich is also a member and chair of the Structural Biology Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. degree in molecular…

Dr. Pavletich is also a member and chair of the Structural Biology Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. degree in molecular biology and genetics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His postdoctoral training was with Carl Pabo at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Education

  • BS, chemistry, California Institute of Technology
  • PhD, molecular biology and genetics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Awards

  • Cornelius P. Rhoads Memorial Award, American Association for Cancer Research
  • Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • DuPont-Merck Young Investigator Award, The Protein Society

Memberships

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • National Academy of Sciences