Samson T Jacob, PhD

Samson Jacob


College of Medicine


Molecular Genetics

Academic Title

Faculty Emeritus

Research Program

Translational Therapeutics

Research Interest

Cancer, Carcinoma, Hepatocellular, Liver Cancer, Experimental, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin

Dr. Jacob’s research program focuses on three areas: (1) Epigenetic silencing of tumor suppressors at different stages of tumorigenesis using cells in culture and animal models with emphasis on mechanisms and therapeutic interventions in human cancer; (2) Delineating the role of microRNAs in the initiation and progression of hepatocellular carcinoma and breast cancer, and in resistance to potent anticancer drugs, and applications in therapy.

Education and Background

Office Location

646A Tzagournis Med Res Facility

420 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210




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