BIOE Seminar Series: Andrew Ewald (Johns Hopkins University)
Friday, November 5, 2021
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
A. James Clark Hall, Room 2121
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About the Speaker, Andrew Ewald (Johns Hopkins University)
Dr. Andrew Ewald seeks to understand how cells build organs and how these same cellular processes can contribute to cancer metastasis. Dr. Ewald’s research lab recently identified a unique class of breast cancer cells that lead the process of invasion into surrounding tissues—a first step in cancer metastasis. Further research is planned to examine if these cells are viable targets for therapy.
Dr. Ewald received his undergraduate degree in physics with honors from Haverford College. He earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular physics from the California Institute of Technology. He completed postdoctoral work with Zena Werb in mammary biology and cancer at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Ewald joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2008.
He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, Society for Developmental Biology, and the American Society for Cell Biology. His work was recognized with the 2011 Morphological Sciences Award from the American Association of Anatomists for his contributions to the field of epithelial morphogenesis.