Faculty Research Interests

Ahlquist, Paul G., Ph.D.
Paul J. Kaesberg Professor of Oncology and Molecular Virology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Molecular mechanisms of viral replication, host interactions and oncogenesis

Alarid, Elaine T., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Molecular mechanisms of steroid hormone action

Alexander, Caroline, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Mammary stem cells; mouse mammary tumor models; Wnt signaling; syndecan-1

Boutwell, Roswell K., Ph.D
Professor Emeritus of Oncology

Bradfield, Christopher A., Ph.D
Professor of Oncology
Molecular biology of the PAS family of proteins

Burgess, Richard R., Ph.D.
James D. Watson Professor Emeritus of Oncology

Dove, William F., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Oncology and Medical Genetics
George Streisinger Professor Emeritus of Experimental Biology

Drinkwater, Norman R., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Genetics and molecular biology of carcinogenesis

Fahl, William E., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Genome protection against natural, environmental, chemotherapy or radiation-induced toxins

Gould, Michael N., Ph.D.
Kelly H. Clifton Professor of Oncology
Molecular biology of mammary carcinogenesis

Hoffmann, F. Michael, Ph.D.
Romnes Professor of Oncology
Drug discovery focused on the TGF-beta signaling pathway Smad proteins in pancreatic cancer, diabetic nephropathy and muscular dystrophy

Johannsen, Eric C., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The role of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) nuclear proteins in human disease and EBV biology; proteomics, bioinformatics

Kalejta, Robert F., Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Virology and Oncology
Human cytomegalovirus lytic replication, latency, pathogenesis, and oncomodulation; Viral manipulation of the cell cycle; Viral cyclin-dependent kinases (v-Cdks); Intrinsic and innate cellular antiviral defenses; Ubiquitin-independent protein degradation

Kasper, Charles B., Ph.D
Professor Emeritus of Oncology

Kenney, Shannon C., M.D.
Professor of Oncology and Medicine
Wattawa Bascom Professor in Cancer Research
Understanding the molecular regulation and pathogenesis of the human herpesvirus, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)

Lambert, Paul F., Ph.D.
Howard M. Temin Professor and Chair of Oncology
Director, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research

Molecular genetics of papillomaviruses

Loeb, Daniel D., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Molecular biology of the hepatitis B viruses

Mertz, Janet E., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Transcriptional regulation in DNA tumor viruses and breast cancer

Miyamoto, Shigeki, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Regulation of the transcription factor NF-κB as a model system to study cancer

Pitot, Henry C., M.D., Ph.D
Professor Emeritus of Oncology and of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ross, Jeffrey, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Oncology

Sherer, Nathan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular Virology and Oncology
HIV-1 assembly and spread; host-pathogen interactions; retroviral gene regulation; virus trafficking; cell-cell communication; live cell imaging

Shull, James D., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Cancer genetics, hormones and breast cancer, estrogen action

Sugden, Bill, Ph.D.
James A. Miller Professor of Oncology
American Cancer Society Research Professor
Molecular biology of the human tumor virus, Epstein-Barr virus

Szybalski, Waclaw, D.Sc.
Professor Emeritus of Oncology

Xing, Yongna, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Cell signaling pathways related to cancer; structural biology; biochemistry; proteomics

Xu, Wei, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Epigenetic transcriptional control in breast cancer

Zhang, Jing, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells; mouse models for hematopoietic malignancies; cytokine signaling