Carole Parent, Ph.D.

Lynne and Raymond W Ruddon Collegiate Professor of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology
Professor of Pharmacology
Adjunct Research Professor, Life Science Institute

Office: 4437 LSI

Lab: 4382 LSI

Office: 734-647-2209 Lab: 734-763-3519

Areas of Interest

Understand how cells detect and respond to external chemotactic signals that are detected by GPCRs, and, in particular, how the spatial and temporal relay of chemotactic signals between cells impact single and group cell migration in the context of inflammation and cancer metastasis.

Honors & Awards

NCI Director’s Award, 2016
Editorial Board Member, PLoS Biology, 2016-present
Federal Technology Transfer Award, 2015 & 2016
Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars, 2015
Chair, Directed Cell Migration Gordon Conference, 2015
Arthur S. Flemming Award, 2013
NIH Merit Award, 2006 & 2012
Editorial Board Member, Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 2011-present
Mini Symposium Chair, Cell Motility and Migration, ASCB Annual Meeting, 2010
Editorial Board Member, Science Signaling, 2008-16
Associate Editor, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2006-present
Mini Symposium Chair, Cell Motility and Migration, ASCB Annual Meeting, 2005
MRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, 1993-1996
FCAR Graduate Studentship Award, 1990-1992

Credentials

Education

PhD, Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, 1992
MSc, Pharmacology, Université of Montréal, Canada, 1987
BPharm, Université of Montréal, Canada, 1985

Post-Doctoral Training

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, 1992-1996

Positions

Raymond W. Ruddon Collegiate Professor in Cancer Biology and Pharmacology, 2017-present
Deputy Director of the Center for Cancer Research, NCI, 2016-17
Co-Director of the NCI-UMD Partnership for Cancer Technology, 2013-17
Adjunct Professor, Institute for Physical Sciences and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, 2011-17
Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, 2010-17
Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, 2006-17
Investigator, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, 2000-2006
Instructor, Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1996-2000

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