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Last Updated: 07/12/16

Melissa McKay-Daily, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Manager

Dr. McKay-Daily holds a bachelor's degree from Colgate University and a doctorate from Emory University. She trained previously at the NCI, first as a postdoc and then as a Research Fellow, investigating the molecular mechanisms of signaling through the RAS/ERK pathway. Prior to joining CDP in 2017, Dr. McKay-Daily worked in drug discovery in the pharmaceutical industry. Her focus was on mechanism of action studies and biomarker identification/characterization for new small molecule anti-cancer agents. She now works with CDP and CTEP to coordinate the review of correlative studies for CTEP early phase clinical trials.