Iza Denis

Dr Iza Denis

Research Fellow - DRMCRL

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Dr Iza Denis is a National Breast Cancer Foundation of Australia Fellow at the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide. In 2009 Dr Denis completed a Bachelor in Life and Earth Sciences at the University of Rennes, France. In 2009, she undertook a Master’s program in Regenerative Medicine (funded by an ERASMUS scholarship) at the DNA damage response laboratory, National University of Galway Ireland (NUIG). Her research project was focused on elucidating cytoplasmic and nuclear signalling in response to chemotherapeutic drugs in human breast cancer cells. Dr Denis subsequently (2010) undertook an additional MSc program in Cellular Biology and Physiopathology at the University Victor Segalen of Bordeaux, France, during which she studied the role of the CXCL4 chemokine and a CXCL4 variant, CXCL4L1, in cancer-related angiogenesis. In 2014 she was awarded her PhD at the University of Nantes Cancer Research Institute, France. The focus of her PhD studies was developing new therapeutic approaches to treat mesothelioma and lung cancer, utilising nanomedicine, new epigenetic drugs and immunogenic strategies. Dr Denis has published 8 original research papers (4 as first author).

  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Fellowship Post doctoral fellowship University of Adelaide Australia 400.000
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Breton Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    French Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Spanish; Castilian Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing Member NBCF Peer Review Committee Panel University of Adelaide Australia
  • Position: Research Fellow - DRMCRL
  • Phone: 83137878
  • Email: iza.denis@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 8
  • Room: WS8050.03
  • Org Unit: Medical Specialties

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