Lydia Finley, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Lydia Finley

Lydia Finley is an Associate Member in the Cell Biology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and an Associate Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Finley received her BS summa cum laude from Yale University and completed her PhD in the laboratory of Dr. Marcia Haigis at Harvard Medical School and her postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Craig Thompson at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her laboratory has helped to uncover the role of metabolic networks in the control of cell fate programs in normal cells and cancer cells.

Dr. Finley serves on the editorial boards of eLife and Cancer & Metabolism. She was a Searle Scholar and is the recipient of the Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research and the Louise and Allston Boyer Young Investigator Award for Basic Research at MSKCC. Dr. Finley is also a New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator, a Bochner-Fleisher Scholar, and the Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty Chair at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.



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