Dr. Swarnali Acharyya

Dr. Swarnali Acharyya

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Swarnali Acharyya Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology

Ph.D. Ohio State University

Location:  ICRC 402B  
Phone: 212-851-4792
Email: sa3141@cumc.columbia.edu

Swarnali Acharyya, PhD
Pershing Square Sohn Awardee

Assistant Professor Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University Medical Center. Vision. Cancer is a systemic disease and with metastasis, cancer cells travel to many of our vital organs such as brain, lung or liver, causes organ dysfunction and death.

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2001 - 2007: Ph.D. in Integrated Biomedical Science (Cancer Genetics), Ohio State University.
Mentor: Denis Guttridge, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Training

2007 - 2013: Postdoctoral Training in Cancer Biology and Genetics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Mentor: Dr. Joan Massague, Ph.D.

Awards and Honors

2019 Pershing Square Sohn Prize
2019 Phi Beta Psi Award for Cancer Research
2019 The Irma T. Hirschl Career Scientist Award
2019 Schaefer Research Scholar Award
2018 Irving Scholar Award
2017 Department of Defense Lung Cancer Program
2017 Susan G. Komen Career Catalyst Award
2016 American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award
2016 Department of Defense Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award
2016 Columbia University Provost's Grant for Junior faculty for promoting diversity
2016 HICCC Interprogrammatic Pilot grant
2015 Avon Products Foundation Assistant Professorship in Breast Cancer research
2014 METAvivor Research grant for metastatic breast cancer research
2013 Ed Leonard Prize for Chemokine Research, International Cytokine and Interferon Society (ICIS)
2013 NIH Pathway to Independence K99 award, NCI
2013 Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Award, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
2012 Travel Award to Herrenhausen Symposium on Metastasis, Seeon, Germany
2008 Breast Cancer Era of Hope- postdoctoral fellowship, US Department of Defense