Valeri Vasioukhin, PhD

faculty member

Valeri Vasioukhin, PhD

Human Biology Division, Fred Hutch

Affiliate Professor
Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

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Dr. Valeri Vasioukhin’s laboratory has a long-standing interest in understanding the mechanisms of normal tissue homeostasis, transformation, tumor progression and metastasis. The laboratory focuses on mouse prostate gland epithelium and skin epidermis as primary in vivo research model systems. It is also extensively using primary human organoid cultures. The laboratory employs a combination of mouse genetic, molecular, and microscopic methods to uncover the mechanisms underlying cancer initiation and progression, as well as to explore new avenues for therapeutic treatments.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Affiliate Professor
University of Washington School of Medicine


Postdoc with Dr. Elaine Fuchs, University of Chicago, 1997-2001

Postdoc with Dr. Angela Tyner, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1993-1996

Ph.D., Institute of Cytology, Academy of Sciences, USSR, and University of Geneva, Cell Biology, 1992

Research Interests

Prostate epithelium and prostate cancer, skin epidermis and skin cancer, genetic models of cancer, oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes, signal transduction, cell polarity, cell-cell adhesion

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