Lebaron Agostini is a Ph.D. candidate specializing in synthetic lethal approaches to target DNA damage response pathways to create novel therapeutic strategies against solid tumors. Lebaron’s research experiences have been in pre-clinical modeling of pancreatic cancer for discovering therapeutic vulnerabilities in tumor biology, as well as target validation strategies utilizing genetic and pharmacological approaches.
In addition to his scientific training, he co-founded www.BioIslifeMedia.com and manages content, content marketing, and social media marketing for the website. BioIsLifeMedia.com is a platform for science communication and a springboard for voices of the graduate student community. He has been an active member of the Jefferson student community and has held numerous roles within the Jefferson Business and Biotechnology group (BizBio), including consulting chair and vice president of strategic development.