27th PORTO CANCER MEETING
Stemness & Metastasis: Advances in Research and Clinical Translation
20-21 May 2021

Mohit K. Jolly

Centre for BioSystems Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Mohit earned his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Rice University working at the interface of systems biology and cancer biology, making seminal contributions to developing mathematical models for EMT dynamics, particularly characterizing the hybrid epithelial/mesenchymal (E/M) phenotype(s). After a short stint as an independent postdoctoral fellow in Computational Cancer Biology at Rice University/MD Anderson Cancer Centre, he joined the Centre for BioSystems Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, as an Assistant Professor. His group’s work focuses on integrating mechanism-based mathematical models with experiments and clinical data to elucidate the nonlinear dynamics of phenotypic plasticity during cancer metastasis and therapy resistance. His work has featured on the cover of Journal of Clinical Medicine, Cancer Research, and Molecular and Cellular Biology, and he won the 2016 iBiology Young Scientist Seminar Series – a coveted award for communicating one’s research to a diverse audience. He serves as the Secretary of the International EMT Association (TEMTIA).