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Assistant Professor
(PhD – Vanderbilt University)
Dr. Chrystal Starbird’s Linked in profile

DEI Diversity committee member: Access and Success

the starbird lab

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A Structural Biology Lab.

My lab seeks to understand how the formation of macromolecular assemblies defines cellular signaling, and how these can be targeted therapeutically in cancer.

TAM RTK activation mechanisms/roles in disease and equitable science!


Postdoctoral Career Transition Award under the Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) program, part of the National Institutes of Health

and many more awards, including the Rising Black Scientist Award from Cell Press (2021).


Chrystal Starbird in lab