Lab Members


Principal Investigator
Bryan Angara, BS
Research Associate

Bryan Angara, BS, supports tissue analysis for the better understanding of solid tumor progression.

Sandrine Billet, PhD
Project Scientist

Sandrine Billet, PhD, examines the role of TGF-ß signaling in stromal fibroblasts on the expansion of melanoma, prostate, and renal cancer growth through novel mouse models.

Veronica Placencio
Project Scientist

Veronica Placencio studies the role of stromal heterogeneity including fat on the inductivity of prostate cancer metastasis.

Krizia Rohena-Rivera
Postdoctoral Fellow

Krizia Rohena-Rivera, PhD, studies the determinants of therapeutic resistance for prostate and bladder cancer. These determinants include the impact of fatty acid metabolites on stromal-epithelial interactions.

Bethany Smith, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Bethany Smith, PhD, examines the role of androgen signaling in the prostate cancer stromal microenvironment.

Contact the Bhowmick Lab

8750 Beverly Blvd.
Atrium Building, Room 103
Los Angeles, CA 90048