Jieya Shao, PhD

Jieya Shao, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Our lab is interested in mechanism-based translational research primarily for breast cancer. We are particularly interested in understanding the biology of novel anticancer targets with known clinical relevance but poorly understood molecular mechanisms.


  • 2002: PhD, biochemistry and molecular biology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater


  • 2003 - 2008: Postdoctoral fellow, neurology/cellular and molecular pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2009 - 2012: Research instructor, Neurology Department, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2012 - 2014: Research assistant professor, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University

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