About Christina Towers
Dr. Christina Towers is a molecular and cell biologist currently running her own lab at The Salk Institute. She received her BS from the University of Miami and went on to complete her PhD from the University of Colorado in Molecular Biology. In 2021 she completed her post-doctoral studies and has launched her own laboratory. Her group focuses on understanding how cancer cells adapt when critical metabolic processes are blocked. They leverage new knowledge about cancer cell biology and metabolism in order to identify ideal therapeutics to improve cancer patient outcomes. Dr. Towers is committed to ground-breaking science but also to mentoring the next generation of scientists.