Human & Animal Health

Zebrafish Reproductive Development May Hold Insights into Ovarian Cancer

August 31, 2018
With funding from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, BMCDB Graduate Group member Associate Professor Bruce Draper, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is studying zebrafish (Danio rerio) to learn about the genetics of sexual reproduction in vertebrates. Draper’s research, published in PLOS Genetics with postdoc and Dena Leerberg, ’17 Ph.D., may advance discoveries into the origins of ovarian cancer.