Headshot portrait of Georgia Toal - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2015 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Dean of Research
Mentor: Dean Felsher, Medicine (Oncology) and Pathology

Photo of Georgia Toal.Oncogene addiction is the idea that turning off oncogenes causes tumor regression. Georgia is studying the concept of oncogene addiction on lipid metabolism genes. She will test this using both a kidney cancer cell line and mouse model.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 26, 2015:

Targeting Lipogenesis Suppresses Myc, Ras, and Bcr-Abl Lymphomas

Georgia Toal1, Arvin Gouw1, Dean W. Felsher1
[Department of Medicine (Division of Oncology)1, Stanford University]