Scientist: Lily Xu, M.D. Candidate
Lily holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Physical Biology from Harvard University and is currently a medical student at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. In the Chan lab, Lily’s current research has focused on using single-cell and spatial transcriptomics to study heterogeneity in breast cancer. She focuses on studying how heterogeneity influences immune responses in the tumor microenvironment, which will lead to the development of novel biomarker and therapeutic strategies in breast cancer. In her free time, you can find Lily hiking in nature, attempting various arts and crafts, and exploring new places to eat in Dallas!