Mentors

Specialties

Adrienne Cox, PhD Molecular mechanisms of cancer biology, particularly concerning members of the Ras superfamily of protein
Blossom Damania, PhD Molecular pathogenesis of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV)
Channing Der, PhD Ras family oncogene proteins and on the discovery of novel oncogenes involved in specific human cancers
Dirk Dittmer, PhD Virology
Shelton Earp, MD Tyrosine-specific protein kinases in breast and prostate cancer, as well as lymphoma/leukemia
James Evans, MD, PhD Director of Cancer Genetics. Breast and colon cancer genetics, pharmacogenomics, patient attitudes regarding risk and testing
Charles Perou, PhD Characterize biological diversity of human tumors using DNA microarrays, molecular genetics, and cell biology, in order to develop therapies that are specific to each tumor subtype
Yue Xiong, PhD Understanding mechanism(s) controlling cell cycle progression in normal human cells, and how this control is being altered during tumorigenesis