Welcome to the Riggins Lab!

Our research program seeks to understand the role of estrogen-related receptors (ERRbeta and ERRgamma) in breast and brain cancers. Our long-term mission is to translate our knowledge of the cellular and molecular functions of these proteins in cancer into actionable therapeutic approaches.


Currently under construction! :)



Recent Announcements

  • This is where we will post new publications (ours and others relevant to our research), grants received, and other generally helpful tidbits. Stay tuned!
  • A Productive 6 Months Wow, the time did fly! Grants submitted, papers submitted and accepted, new/returning lab members, and graduations are keeping us busy. Stay tuned for two new publications from the Riggins ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2016, 8:54 AM by Rebecca Riggins
  • Welcome to new lab members! Joe Lewis is a student in the Tumor Biology M.S. Program, and Bilal ElChaarani is a first-year internal medicine resident - welcome to the group!
    Posted Nov 22, 2015, 5:04 AM by Rebecca Riggins
  • Deanna's first grant! Congratulations to Deanna on her Student Research Grant sponsored by Georgetown's MCGSO! She'll be studying the role of ERRbeta in temozolomide response in cellular models of glioblastoma. 
    Posted Sep 11, 2015, 5:58 AM by Rebecca Riggins
  • Congratulations to former lab members on all their new positions! Mary is a Medical Writer at Medpace, Catherine is a Biomarker Scientist at Pfizer, Pharah is a Health Program Manager with the Navajo County Department of Public Health, and Tizita ...
    Posted Aug 14, 2015, 11:27 AM by Rebecca Riggins
  • Congratulations, Aileen and Deanna! Having passed comprehensive exams, they are officially 2nd years :-).
    Posted Jul 2, 2015, 12:09 PM by Rebecca Riggins
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