William Tu

William completed his BSc in Life Sciences at Queen’s University, where he undertook an undergraduate thesis project with Dr. Peter Greer focusing on the calpain protease in breast cancer.

He received his PhD from the University of Toronto with Dr. Linda Penn at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. His work unveiled novel chromatin regulators of MYC oncoprotein activity.

His postdoctoral research investigates strategies to therapeutically inhibit epigenetic regulators of MYC in cancer.