Mitchell Jung, PhD

Biochemist/Molecular Biologist

Dr. Jung is a Research Assistant Professor at Georgetown University in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  He is also a member of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Radiation Biology Program.  He has several ongoing studies assessing the function of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1.  In 2010, he was awarded a Fisher Center pilot grant to study the role of PARP-1 on DNA damage response and repair (e.g., in BRCA mutant cells).