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Dr Lynn Cawkwell


Lynn Cawkwell

Senior Lecturer in Cancer Genetics

Research Interests

The application of cancer proteomics to

- identify biomarkers of response to anticancer therapy

- identify novel therapy targets or therapy strategies

- investigate the molecular mechanism of action of novel anticancer agents

Biography Dr Lynn Cawkwell has been a lecturer in cancer genetics at the University of Hull since 1999.

She is also a member of the Joint Centre for Cancer Studies at Hull York Medical School and has responsibility for the Daisy Tumour Bank at Castle Hill Hospital.

Dr Cawkwell's research concerns the identification and validation of cancer biomarkers.

She gained her BSc in Genetics from the University of Liverpool before completing a PhD in Molecular Oncology at the University of Leeds, School of Medicine, where she went on to a postdoctoral appointment in molecular pathology.