Jon is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Screening division at CDRD. He graduated with a Master’s degree from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He joined the Institute of Oncology Research in Switzerland as a doctoral candidate, where he studied the tumorigenesis of colo-rectal cancer, in particular the Wnt pathway.
Jon went on to complete his PhD at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany. Here he studied the role of soluble signals from the bone microenvironment and their role in creating breast cancer metastasis, he also developed cell tracking methods to follow cell movement and growth in in vivo tumor models.
While at CDRD, Jon contributes to the development of screening assays and the identification active compounds.
Watch Jon’s video about his experience as a trainee at CDRD