Member Biography

Tao Lu

Tao Lu, Ph.D.

635 Barnhill Drive
MS A-507
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 278-0520

Research Program Membership

Associate member

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
IU School of Medicine

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

My research centers on the multi-functional transcription factor nuclear factor kB (NFkB). Since many cancers are characterized by constitutive activation of NFkB, my recent work has focused on investigating the causes of constitutive activation of NFkB in cancer and to develop and use novel forward genetic screening methods to identify regulators of NFkB. I expect this research to lead to new strategies for the prevention and treatment of cancer.

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Ph.D. - University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 2001