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Lead Investigator Bio

Williams Laboratory
Bart Williams, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
Professor, Program in Skeletal Disease and Tumor Microenvironment
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Areas of expertise: Wnt signaling, skeletal metastases, normal bone development, genetic models, skeletal diseases

Biography

Dr. Williams received his Ph.D. in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996 where he trained with Tyler Jacks. For three years, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health in the laboratory of Harold Varmus, former Director of NIH. Dr. Williams joined VARI as a Scientific Investigator in July 1999. He is now a professor and the Director of the Center for Cancer and Cell Biology.