Dr. Pasca di Magliano is Professor of Surgery and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology. In addition, Dr. Pasca di Magliano serves as Admissions Chair for the Cancer Biology graduate Program and is a member of the Steering Committee. Dr. Pasca di Magliano earned her B.S. at the University of Napoli in Italy and her Ph.D. at the Institute for Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Pasca di Magliano completed her postdoctoral training at the University of California Diabetes Center in San Francisco, working on embryonic signaling pathways that are inappropriately activated in pancreatic cancer and drive disease progression. Currently, her laboratory studies the regulation and role of the tumor microenvironment in pancreatic cancer.