Lorne Cancer Conference 2019

Professor Marcia Haigis

Marcia C. Haigis, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA,  a member of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging, and the Ludwig  Center at Harvard Medical School. Following graduate training in Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Biochemistry, Dr. Haigis studied mitochondrial metabolism during her postdoctoral research at MIT. She has contributed to understanding the role that mitochondrial sirtuins play in metabolism and disease. She has received a number of awards, including the Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar Award and the Brookdale Foundation Leadership in Aging Award.