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Research interests

Jess Wise is investigating 3D breast tumour models for drug discovery.

She is supervised by Dr Elisabeth Phillips, Professor Tim Woodfield, Dr Khoon Lim and Dr Margaret Currie.

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Wise, J. (2019). Development of a 3-dimensional co-culture model for studying adipocyte-breast cancer cell interactions and chemotherapy response. Proceedings of the University of Otago Student Research Symposium: Te Wānaka Rakahau: Ākoka. Retrieved from

Wise, J., Lim, K., Currie, M., Morrin, H., Woodfield, T., & Phillips, E. (2018, August). Development of a 3D breast cancer-adipocyte model: A tool for studying tumour microenvironment interactions in vitro. Poster session presented at the Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) Meetings, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Wise, J., Lim, K., Morrin, H., Woodfield, T., Currie, M., & Phillips, E. (2018). Engineering a 3D model system for studying breast cancer-adipocyte interactions within the tumour microenvironment. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society for Oncology (NZSO) Conference. Retrieved from