Ana I. Robles, Ph.D.
Ana I. Robles, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

My research interests include the bioinformatics analysis of microRNA and mRNA expression as it relates to lung cancer, cancer susceptibility syndromes and senescence, the effect of genetic variation on microRNA-mediated regulatory pathways, as well as the identification of lung cancer progenitor cells.

Areas of Expertise
lung cancer

Contact Info

Ana I. Robles, Ph.D.
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Building 37, Room 3060D
Bethesda, MD 20892
301-496-1729
roblesa@mail.nih.gov

My research interests include the bioinformatics analysis of microRNA and mRNA expression as it relates to lung cancer, cancer susceptibility syndromes and senescence, the effect of genetic variation on microRNA-mediated regulatory pathways, as well as the identification of lung cancer progenitor cells.

Selected Publications
  1. Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 110: 18748-9, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Akagi I, Okayama H, Schetter AJ, Robles AI, Kohno T, Bowman ED, Kazandjian D, Welsh JA, Oue N, Saito M, Miyashita M, Uchida E, Takizawa T, Takenoshita S, Skaug V, Mollerup S, Haugen A, Yokota J, Harris CC.
    Cancer Res.. 73: 3821-32, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Ryan BM, Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Clin. Cancer Res.. 18: 3487-8, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2: a001016, 2010. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Ryan BM, Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Nat. Rev. Cancer. 10: 389-402, 2010. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Ana I. Robles received her Ph.D. degree from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas, for research done on mouse skin carcinogenesis under the mentorship of Dr. Claudio Conti, at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She joined the Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis as a postdoctoral fellow in 1996, and became a Staff Scientist in 2004.

Research

My research interests include the bioinformatics analysis of microRNA and mRNA expression as it relates to lung cancer, cancer susceptibility syndromes and senescence, the effect of genetic variation on microRNA-mediated regulatory pathways, as well as the identification of lung cancer progenitor cells.

Publications

Selected Publications
  1. Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 110: 18748-9, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Akagi I, Okayama H, Schetter AJ, Robles AI, Kohno T, Bowman ED, Kazandjian D, Welsh JA, Oue N, Saito M, Miyashita M, Uchida E, Takizawa T, Takenoshita S, Skaug V, Mollerup S, Haugen A, Yokota J, Harris CC.
    Cancer Res.. 73: 3821-32, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Ryan BM, Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Clin. Cancer Res.. 18: 3487-8, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2: a001016, 2010. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Ryan BM, Robles AI, Harris CC.
    Nat. Rev. Cancer. 10: 389-402, 2010. [ Journal Article ]

Biography

Dr. Ana I. Robles received her Ph.D. degree from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas, for research done on mouse skin carcinogenesis under the mentorship of Dr. Claudio Conti, at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She joined the Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis as a postdoctoral fellow in 1996, and became a Staff Scientist in 2004.