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Mina Bissell

Iranian-American Biologist; Known for her Research on Breast Cancer

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 Mina Bissell Biography

She has been recognized for her lifetime contributions to the fields of breast cancer research, the enhanced role of extracellular matrix (ECM) and the nucleus environment to gene expression in normal and malignant tissues.

These works have ushered and have changed some central paradigms that have strengthened the importance of context in the development of cancer.

Dr. Mina Bissell is a pioneer in the area of the role of extracellular matrix (ECM) andmicroenvironmentinregulation of tissue-specific function with special emphasis in breast cancer, where she has changed some established paradigms.

She earned an A.B. with honors in chemistry from Harvard/Radcliffe College and a Ph.D. in bacterial genetics from Harvard University.

She joined the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1972, became Director of Cell & Molecular Biology in 1988, and was appointed Director of all of Life Sciences in 1992.

Upon stepping down as the Life Sciences Division Director, she was named Distinguished Scientist. She is also the OBER/DOE Distinguished Scientist Fellow in Life Sciences.

Dr. Bissell has authored more than 315 publications, is a member of seven international scientific boards, and is on the editorial board of a dozen scientific journals, including Science magazine. She has given more than 90 ‘named and distinguished’ lectures.

Her awards include the Lawrence Award and medal, the Mellon Award from the University of Pittsburgh, the Eli Lilly/Clowes Award from AACR, the first “Innovator Award” of the US DOD for breast cancer research, the Brinker Award from Komen Foundation, the Discovery Health Channel Medical Honor and medal, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Ted Couch Lectureship and Award, the Pezcoller Foundation–AACR International Award for Cancer Research, the 2007 Inserm International Annual Award, and the 2008 Excellence in Science Award from FASEB.

She was awarded the 2008 Mina J. Bissell Award by the University of Porto and the 2008 American Cancer Society's Medal of Honor for Basic Research Award. In 2009 she was awarded the Rothschild-Mayent Fellowship by Institut Curie. In 2010 she was awarded the American-Italian Cancer Foundation's The Alexander Bodini Foundation Prize for Scientific Excellence in Medicine.

Dr. Bissell was elected as a Fellow of the AAAS, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, The Royal Society of Chemistry, and the National Academy of Sciences.

She has served as President of the American Society of Cell Biology and the International Society of Differentiation.

he has received honorary doctorates from Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris and the University of Copenhagen.

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Mina Bissell

Iranian-American Biologist; Known for her Research on Breast Cancer

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Mina Bissell Biography

She has been recognized for her lifetime contributions to the fields of breast cancer research, the enhanced role of extracellular matrix (ECM) and the nucleus environment to gene expression in normal and malignant tissues.

These works have ushered and have changed some central paradigms that have strengthened the importance of context in the development of cancer.

Dr. Mina Bissell is a pioneer in the area of the role of extracellular matrix (ECM) andmicroenvironmentinregulation of tissue-specific function with special emphasis in breast cancer, where she has changed some established paradigms.

She earned an A.B. with honors in chemistry from Harvard/Radcliffe College and a Ph.D. in bacterial genetics from Harvard University.

She joined the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1972, became Director of Cell & Molecular Biology in 1988, and was appointed Director of all of Life Sciences in 1992.

Upon stepping down as the Life Sciences Division Director, she was named Distinguished Scientist. She is also the OBER/DOE Distinguished Scientist Fellow in Life Sciences.

Dr. Bissell has authored more than 315 publications, is a member of seven international scientific boards, and is on the editorial board of a dozen scientific journals, including Science magazine. She has given more than 90 ‘named and distinguished’ lectures.

Her awards include the Lawrence Award and medal, the Mellon Award from the University of Pittsburgh, the Eli Lilly/Clowes Award from AACR, the first “Innovator Award” of the US DOD for breast cancer research, the Brinker Award from Komen Foundation, the Discovery Health Channel Medical Honor and medal, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Ted Couch Lectureship and Award, the Pezcoller Foundation–AACR International Award for Cancer Research, the 2007 Inserm International Annual Award, and the 2008 Excellence in Science Award from FASEB.

She was awarded the 2008 Mina J. Bissell Award by the University of Porto and the 2008 American Cancer Society's Medal of Honor for Basic Research Award. In 2009 she was awarded the Rothschild-Mayent Fellowship by Institut Curie. In 2010 she was awarded the American-Italian Cancer Foundation's The Alexander Bodini Foundation Prize for Scientific Excellence in Medicine.

Dr. Bissell was elected as a Fellow of the AAAS, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, The Royal Society of Chemistry, and the National Academy of Sciences.

She has served as President of the American Society of Cell Biology and the International Society of Differentiation.

he has received honorary doctorates from Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris and the University of Copenhagen.

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  • How to book Mina Bissell?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mina Bissell for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Mina Bissell, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mina Bissell or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Mina Bissell?

    Booking fees for Mina Bissell, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mina Bissell, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Mina Bissell?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mina Bissell for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mina Bissell for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mina Bissell or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mina Bissell or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Mina Bissell is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Mina Bissell for your event is available upon request. Mina Bissell generally travels from Berkeley, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mitch Resnick, Shree Bose, Jay Bradner, Molly Crockett and Katherine Kuchenbecker. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mina Bissell for an upcoming event.

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