Yurij Ionov, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Cancer Genetics and Genomics
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Special Interests: 
Development of novel cancer immunotherapy approach based on shared chemotherapy-induced neoepitopes.

Biography

Dr. Ionov joined the staff of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as an Affiliate Member in the Department of Cancer Genetics in 2001 and was appointed Assistant Member in 2004. Dr. Ionov earned his doctoral degree in molecular biology at All-Union Research Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms. He continued his postdoctoral training in Cancer Genetics at the California Institute of Biological Research and in the Burnham Institute in San Diego, California. He then took the position of Instructor at the University of Colorado Health Science Center. Dr. Ionov joined the staff of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as an Affiliate Member in the Department of Cancer Genetics in 2001 and was appointed Assistant Member in 2004. Dr. Ionov has comprehensive training and experience in molecular biology of cancer, identifying oncogenes and tumor suppressors, and analyzing gene expression and functions General Research Interest: The potential of the immune system to prevent cancer.

Background

Education and Training: 
Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology, Moscow
Research Institute of Genetics, Moscow