Cancer Genetics, Biochemistry & Cell Biology Program Members

Richard Ashmun, PhD
Department of Tumor Cell Biology
Research interests: applications of flow cytometry and cell separation

Don Bashford, PhD
Department of Structural Biology
Research interests: Computational molecular biophysics

Mark Bix, PhD
Department of Immunology
Research interests: cytokine gene regulation in T-cell differentiation

Hongbo Chi, PhD
Department of Immunology
Research interests: cellular signaling in innate and adaptive immunity

Wilson Clements, PhD
Department of Hematology
Research interests: vascular/hematopoietic development and leukemia

Alessandra d'Azzo, PhD
Department of Genetics
Research interests: intracellular degradation in development and disease

Eric J. Enemark, PhD
Department of Structural Biology
Research interests: Molecular mechanisms of DNA replication

Douglas Green, PhD
Department of Immunology
Research interests: apoptosis, autophage and mitochondria

Gerard Grosveld, PhD
Department of Genetics
Research interests: the role of chromosome translocations in cancer

Linda Hendershot, PhD
Department of Tumor Cell Biology
Research interests: ER quality control in development and disease

Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, PhD
Department of Immunology
Research interests: mechanisms of host defense and inflammation

Richard Kriwacki, PhD
Department of Structural Biology
Research interests: structural basis of tumor suppressor function

Richard E. Lee, PhD
Department of Oncology
Research interests: Development of new chemotherapeutic agents

Shannon McKinney-Freeman, PhD
Department of Hematology
Research interests: directed differentiation of pluripotent stem cells and hematopoietic stem cell specification

Tanja Mittag, PhD
Department of Structural Biology
Research interest: structure/function relationship of dynamic and disordered protein complexes in signal transduction

Tudor Moldoveanu, PhD
Department of Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
Research interests: programmed cell death in health and disease

Peter Murray, PhD
Department of Infectious Diseases
Research interests: control of inflammatory responses

Arthur Nienhuis, MD
Department of Hematology
Research interests: genetic therapy of hematological diseases

Leta Nutt, PhD
Department of Biochemistry
Research interests: metabolic regulation of apoptosis; calcium homeostasis during apoptosis; metabolic regulation of ER stress

Stacey Ogden, PhD
Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
Research interest: mechanisms of Hedgehog signal transduction in development and disease

Joseph Opferman, PhD
Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
Research interests: regulation of cell death during hematopoiesis

Janet Partridge, PhD
Department of Biochemistry
Research interests: chromosome segregation, heterochromatin assembly

Asha Pillai, MD
Department of Oncology
Research interests: immunoregulatory cell networks; prevention of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD); immune mechanisms of separation of GVT from GVHD

Charles Rock, PhD
Department of Infectious Diseases
Research interests: membrane phospholipid metabolism

Martine Roussel, PhD
Department of Tumor Cell Biology
Research interests: genes and microRNAs in brain tumors

Brenda Schulman, PhD
Department of Structural Biology
Research interests: cellular regulation by ubiquitin-like proteins

Anang A. Shelat, PhD
Department of Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
Research interests: Multi-scale modeling of biological and chemical data

Charles Sherr, MD, PhD
Department of Tumor Cell Biology
Research interests: tumor suppressor-dependent signaling networks

Brian Sorrentino, MD
Department of Hematology
Research interests: gene therapy and hematopoietic stem cell biology

Stephen White, PhD
Department of Structural Biology
Research interests: structural analysis of catalysis and DNA repair

Gerard Zambetti, PhD
Department of Biochemistry
Research interests: p53 function in tumor suppression and tumorigenesis

Jinghui Zhang, PhD
Department of computational Biology
Research interests: computational methods for cancer genomics

Jie Zheng, PhD
Department of Structural Biology
Research interests: protein NMR and structure-based drug discovery