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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 is working towards an MRes in Bioinformatics to expand her transcriptomic research.

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

Lectures on the MSc Oncology course during modules on "Techniques in Cellular and Molecular Biology" and "Tumour Physiology" Lectures to BSc Cancer Sciences students Senior Tutor for BSc… read more

Recent Publications

  • Lectures on the MSc Oncology course during modules on "Techniques in Cellular and Molecular Biology" and "Tumour Physiology"
  • Lectures to BSc Cancer Sciences students
  • Senior Tutor for BSc Cancer Sciences students
  • Supervises BMedSci, MSc, and PhD research projects
  • Welcomes work experience placement students

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University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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