Charlotte Kuperwasser earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 2000. Her dissertation was titled "Regulation Of The P53 Tumor Suppressor Gene In The Mammary Gland And It's Role In Tumorigenesis." She is now an Associate Professor of Developmental, Molecular & Chemical Biology at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University. Dr. Kuperwasser's research is focused on understanding the various aspects of normal and carcinogenic breast development, with the emphasis on stromal-epithelial interactions involved during progression and metastasis. Her research studies the pathogenesis of this disease from the early stages of promotion to the later stages of invasion and metastasis.