Prof. Christina Tzagarakis-Foster

Christina Tzagarakis-Foster

Full Professor, Associate Dean for the Sciences

Associate Dean
Program Director
Full-Time Faculty
Harney Science Center 229 & 231

Biography

Prof. Tzagarakis-Foster studies the transcription factor, DAX-1, which is a member of the nuclear hormone receptor family and is linked to the human disease X-linked Adrenal Hypoplasia Congenita (AHC). Specifically, her research explores the role of DAX-1 in human development as well its involvement in the initiation of breast cancer.

Research Areas

  • Transcription factor DAX-1; its role in human development as well its involvement in the initiation of breast cancer

Appointments

  • Associate Dean for the Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences