Anna Panchenko Professor Queen's University

Anna Panchenko completed her PhD at Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia and pursued post-doctoral research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Institutes of Health in the USA. As a Lead Scientist at NCBI, her focus was on creating computational methods for the analysis of protein interactions, cancer driver events, and chromatin dynamics. In 2019, she joined Queen’s University as a professor and as a Canada Research Chair Tier 1, alongside a Senior Investigator role at the Ontario Institute of Cancer Research in Toronto. Her research lab delves into the links between essential epigenomic elements to uncover how their disturbances may cause cancer. Anna has authored a book on protein interactions and over 100 peer-reviewed articles. She is an editor for several scientific journals, including the Journal of Molecular Biology, eLife, and Chromosoma.