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Cicek G., Ph.D.


Cicek earned her BS in Biology from Florida State University in 1975 and her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Immunology from Ohio State University in 1980. She did a post-doctoral fellowship in Oncobiology at Boston University School of Medicine and then worked at Fox Chase Cancer Center, focusing on the role of bi-specific antibodies in oncology. Subsequently, she spent 21 years in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Louisville, focusing on gynecologic cancers; here she served on the institutional review board. Her research interests include oncology, mechanisms of disease, risk factors, and clinically relevant biomarkers. She has published over 80 articles and obtained research and small business grants. She has also served as a reviewer on multiple grant study sections, including at the NIH and the Department of Defense. She has also served on the editorial board of numerous peer-reviewed journals. She was also the clinical research director for a biotech company.