Lawson lab awarded pilot grant for Human Cell Atlas initiative

Together with Nick Navin’s lab at MD Anderson and Kai Kessenbrock’s lab at UCI, we have secured pilot funds from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to build a benchmark cell atlas of the human breast, using a series of single cell transcriptomic, epigenomic, and spatial genomic technologies.



Race for the Cure Orange County

The UCI Breast Cancer Program hosts a booth at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Orange County

Liu et al published in Science Translational Medicine

Mechanoresponsive cell system (MRCS) can selectively identify and treat cancer metastases by targeting the specific biophysical cues in the tumor niche.

Beach party celebration!

Congrats to Ryan on a new chapter, and Bon voyage to our spectacular lab manager Anh! We will miss you and best of luck in medical school.

Congrats to our 2017 Grads!

UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge 2017

Lawson and Kessenbrock labs race to raise funds for cancer research at UCI.

‘Breast Cancer Brigade’ coffee hour fundraiser

Raising money for UCI’s inaugural anti-cancer challenge charity event!



Undergrads present at UROP symposium

Undergrad researchers from our lab present posters on their research at the annual UCI Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) symposium



Lawson lab Marches for Science, Los Angeles 2017

Devon speaks at 4th Annual Susan G. Komen Los Angeles Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Susan G. Komen Los Angeles hosts this annual Community Education conference for patients and families with Metastatic Breast Cancer. Local physicians, scientists, nutritionists, and wellness experts give lectures. Click ‘learn more’ to see the FB feed and Dr. Lawson’s presentation, which starts at 1:54.00