Headshot photo of Carlos Origel Marmolejo, Ph.D.

Carlos Origel Marmolejo, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, CEDAR, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine


Carlos Origel joins CEDAR as a postdoctoral researcher after working as a postdoctoral fellow in the Frock Lab at Stanford School of Medicine, where he focuses on elucidating the mechanisms of DNA repair in cells using high-throughput sequencing platforms. Carlos received his PhD degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Rice University in Houston, Texas. His doctoral thesis focused on developing a gene expression reporter platform to study stress-response signaling pathways in mammalian cells. He has expertise in cell biology, cell engineering, synthetic biology, and protein expression. At CEDAR, Carlos will work on the impact of ATR-Chk1 signaling pathway in oncogenesis through epigenetic reprogramming. He is an avid sports fan and in his free time he enjoys hiking, golf, and playing tennis. Carlos is enthusiastic to join CEDAR and believes that his expertise and passion for research will allow him to be helpful in advancing CEDAR mission.



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