Chen Chen

Chen Chen, MS

Chen Bio

Research Assistant
Department of Pathology



Chen began working as a Research Assistant with Dr. Seema Agarwal’s group in May, 2014. He is currently working on various projects including, use of modified CRC culture conditions to establish and maintain the culture of brain and salivary tumor cells as well as establishing 3D cultures. In addition, Chen is also involved in resolving the tumor-normal mixed tumor CRC cultures. He will also be involved in characterizing these established cultures using various cellular and molecular biology techniques. Previously, Chen has served as a Research Assistant in the CRC Lab for a year and a half. He was responsible for processing tissues from the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and used the CRC method to culture epithelial cells. During his short time in the CRC Lab, Chen established over 200 CRC lines from various tissue types.