Masamha Lab

Principal Investigator

Chioniso Patience Masamha, Ph.D

Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Standing member of the National Institutes of Health Biochemical and Cellular Oncogenesis/BCO (formerly Molecular Oncology/MONC) study panel

Member of the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC)

2021 National MAVEN Senior Research Scientist


Post-doctoral Fellowship (DoD Visionary postdoctoral fellow) University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. Texas

Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center . Oklahoma

M.S. in Biological Sciences, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania.

B.S. Honor’s in Biology, University of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe.

External Research Funding

1R01GM135361-01 NIGMS/NIH

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) New Investigator Award

Indiana Academy of Sciences

Department of Defense

Research Interests

  • Cancer Biology
  • RNA Biology (3’end processing) and anti-sense oligonucleotides (siRNAs and morpholinos)
  • Next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics
  • Precision Medicine

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