Check out the article describing her work, ‘Behrens fellow Katrina Evans looks to the brain for new perspectives on breast cancer.’


Lawson, Kessenbrock, and Werb labs publish new review highlighting the impact of intratumor heterogeneity on tumor progression, metastasis, and drug resistance.

Breast cancer advocate Sandi Spivey and local metastatic breast cancer patients tour Lawson lab and discuss new developments in breast cancer research.

Devon talks to the crowd about local breast cancer research before the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides walk in Orange County to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.

Devon visits CBS LA news to discuss new developments in breast cancer, in honor of breast cancer awareness month and the upcoming American Cancer Society Making Strides walk in Orange County.

Team Michelle donates to Lawson lab for new pilot project to research the function of Natural Killer cells (NK) in metastatic dormancy. Team Michelle is a non-profit organization launched by Michelle Crago Buessing, friends and family, following her diagnosis with breast cancer several years ago. Team Michelle hosts many yearly events to raise money and awareness for breast cancer, and has been donating to breast cancer causes for >9 years.

Congrats to our undergraduate researchers, Anushka Silva, Leona Torosian, Christian Calderon, Anush Markaryan, Grace Hernandez, Davit Orujyan, Armani Oganyan, and Madona Masoud, on presenting their research posters at the 2018 Undergraduate research symposium.


Ryan Davis, Kerrigan Blake, and Dustin Maurer present their 2017 Opportunity Award project results at the 2018 CCBS (Center for Complex Biological Systems) retreat.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in LA with Dr. Josh Neman from USC

Lawson presents lab research program overview at ACS open house, where ACS volunteers and staff mingle, make blankets to donate to local cancer patients, and discuss cancer topics.