Cancer Biology Program Members

  • Richard A. Ashmun, PhD

    Department of Tumor Cell Biology
    Research interests: applications of flow cytometry and cell separation

  • Hongbo Chi, PhD

    Department of Immunology
    Research interests: cellular signaling in innate and adaptive immunity

  • Wilson K. 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

    Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
    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 M. Hendershot, PhD

    Department of Tumor Cell Biology
    Research interests: ER quality control in development and disease

  • Hans-Martin Herz, PhD

    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
    Research interests: Regulation of transcription and enhancer activity by chromatin-modifying proteins

  • 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

  • Chunliang Li, PhD

    Department of Tumor Cell Biology
    Research interests: Genome editing in cancer development

  • Shannon McKinney-Freeman, PhD

    Department of Hematology
    Research interests: Cellular and molecular regulation of hematopoietic stem cell in vivo repopulating activity

  • 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 J. Murray, PhD

    Department of Infectious Diseases
    Research interests: control of inflammatory responses

  • Leta K. Nutt, PhD

    Department of Pathology
    Research interests: metabolic regulation of apoptosis; calcium homeostasis during apoptosis; metabolic regulation of ER stress

  • Stacey K. Ogden, PhD

    Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
    Research Interest: mechanisms of Hedgehog signal transduction in development and disease

  • Joseph T. Opferman, PhD

    Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
    Research interests: regulation of cell death during hematopoiesis

  • Janet F. Partridge, PhD

    Department of Pathology
    Research interests: chromosome segregation, heterochromatin assembly

  • Malia B. Potts, PhD

    Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
    Research interests: Higher-order regulation of autophagy 

  • P. Ryan Potts, PhD

    Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
    Research interests: Molecular mechanisms of tumorigenesis

  • Charles W. M. Roberts, MD, PhD

    Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Department of Oncology
    Research interest: SWI/SNF (BAF) chromatin remodeling/tumor suppressor
     

  • Charles O. Rock, PhD

    Department of Infectious Diseases
    Research interests: membrane phospholipid metabolism

  • Martine F. Roussel, PhD

    Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
    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 J. Sherr, MD, PhD

    Department of Tumor Cell Biology
    Research interests: tumor suppressor-dependent signaling networks

  • Brian P. Sorrentino, MD

    Department of Hematology
    Research interests: gene therapy and hematopoietic stem cell biology

  • Stephen White, DPhil

    Department of Structural Biology
    Research interests: structural analysis of catalysis and DNA repair

  • Gerard P. Zambetti, PhD

    Associate Director, Education and Training
    Department of Biochemistry
    Research interests: p53 function in tumor suppression and tumorigenesis

  • Jinghui Zhang, PhD

    Department of Computational Biology
    Research interest: computational methods for cancer genomics