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Sarah Storr

Assistant Professor in Cancer Sciences, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Dr Storr is an Assistant Professor in Cancer Science, following on from her prestigious Nottingham Research Fellowship funded to investigate the role of DARPP-32 in breast cancer. She previously worked as a post-doctoral fellow investigating the role of calpain and calpastatin in breast cancer in the group awarded Research Team of the Year 2012 by Breast Cancer Now.

Dr Storr has been Principal Investigator on a Team Verrico pilot grant, Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre funding and a Bioscientifica Trust Research Award. She has been co-applicant on grants from Pancreatic Cancer UK Research Innovation Fund, Breast Cancer Now, Breast Cancer Research Trust and the NUH Charity. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, awarded a PGCHE from the University of Nottingham, and has completed an MRes in Bioinformatics to expand her transcriptomic research (as part of a Level 7 apprenticeship at the University of Nottingham).

Expertise Summary

  • British Association of Cancer Research (BACR) executive committee member and trustee of the association (Membership, Services and Finance sub-committee and Media sub-committee)
  • National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) translational and imaging breast cancer sub group member
  • Steering committee member of the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre
  • Organising committee: BACR 60th Anniversary meeting 2022
  • Organising committee: BACR - Tumour microenvironment (1st -3rd July 2019, Nottingham, UK)
  • Organising committee: BACR - Tumour microenvironment; basic science to novel therapies (15-16th June 2017, Nottingham, UK)
  • Advisory committee: FASEB - The biology of calpains in health and disease (17-22 July 2016, Montana US)

Teaching Summary

Module lead for "Hallmarks of Cancer" ONCG1001 delivered to U6UCANCS BSc Hons Cancer Sciences and U7UCANCY MSci (Hons) Cancer Sciences students Reseponsible for all "Research Skills" tutorials… read more

Recent Publications

  • Module lead for "Hallmarks of Cancer" ONCG1001 delivered to U6UCANCS BSc Hons Cancer Sciences and U7UCANCY MSci (Hons) Cancer Sciences students
  • Reseponsible for all "Research Skills" tutorials delivered to U6UCANCS BSc Hons Cancer Sciences and U7UCANCY MSci (Hons) Cancer Sciences students
  • Lectures on "Tumour Physiology" module to U7PONLGY MSc Oncology students
  • Lectures to BSc Cancer Sciences students
  • Senior Tutor and Personal tutor for U6UCANCS BSc Hons Cancer Sciences and U7UCANCY MSci (Hons) Cancer Sciences students
  • Supervises BMedSci, MSc, and PhD research projects
  • Welcomes work experience placement students

Centre for Cancer Sciences

The University of Nottingham
Centre for Biomolecular Sciences
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


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email: MS-CCS@nottingham.ac.uk