Toru Ouchi, PhD

Professor of Oncology
Department of Cancer Genetics and Genomics
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

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Special Interests: 
Study biological function of BRCA1/ATM-associated BRAT1 protein.
Study Roles of DNA stress response proteins in the wwprogrammed iPS differentiation
Study cancer metabolism
Analyze BRCA1-associated gene transcription


Dr. Toru Ouchi is a graduate from the Osaka University School of Medicine. After postdoctoral training at the Rockefeller University, he started his lab at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine of New York University to study molecular mechanism of mammary tumor development of BRCA1-deficiencet cells. In 2012, he joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute from University of Chicago as Member and Professor of Oncology.

He is involved in Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program and Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program of University at Buffalo. He is chairing the Systems Biology Lecture Series.


Education and Training: 
1992, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
1993-1997, Postdoc, The Rockefeller University
1997-2006, Assistant/Associate Professor, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine of New York University
2006-2009, Associate Professor, Northwestern University
2010-2011, Associate Professor/Professor, University of Chicago
2012-present, Professor, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Cancer Genetics
2012-present, Professor, State University of New York Cellular and Molecular Biology
2014-present, Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo, Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program
Professional Memberships: 
Member, American Association for Cancer Research
Member, The American Society for Cell Biology
Member, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Member, America Society of Clinical Oncology
Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Cancer Biology & Research (2013-present)
Editor-in-Chief: International Journal of Cancer Research and Development (2014-present)
Editor-in-Chief: J. of Molecular and Medical Oncology (2014-present)
Editor-in-Chief: Int. J. of Cancer Research and Molecular Mechanisms (2014-present)
Advisory Board: Reactive Oxygen Species (2015-present)
Executive Editor: International Journal of Biological Sciences (2006-present)