Faculty Research Interests

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

Virology Program Leader, UW Carbone Cancer Center
Molecular mechanisms of viral replication, host interactions and oncogenesis

Alarid, Elaine T., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Cell Signaling Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center
Molecular mechanisms of steroid hormone action

Alexander, Caroline, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Cell Signaling Program Leader, UW Carbone Cancer Center
Mammary stem cells; mouse mammary tumor models; Wnt signaling; syndecan-1

Boutwell, Roswell K., Ph.D
Professor Emeritus of Oncology
Emeritus Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Bradfield, Christopher A., Ph.D
Professor of Oncology
Genetics Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Molecular biology of the PAS family of proteins

Burgess, Richard R., Ph.D.
James D. Watson Professor Emeritus of Oncology
Emeritus Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Dove, William F., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Oncology and Medical Genetics
George Streisinger Professor Emeritus of Experimental Biology
Genetics Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Drinkwater, Norman R., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Marian A. Messerschmidt Professor in Cancer Research
Genetics Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Genetics and molecular biology of carcinogenesis

Fahl, William E., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Cancer Control Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Genome protection against natural, environmental, chemotherapy or radiation-induced toxins

Gould, Michael N., Ph.D.
Kelly H. Clifton Professor of Oncology
Genetics Program Leader, UW Carbone Cancer Center
Molecular biology of mammary carcinogenesis

Hoffmann, F. Michael, Ph.D.
Romnes Professor of Oncology and Medical Genetics
Experimental Therapeutics Program Leader, SMSSF Shared Resource Faculty Leader, UW Carbone Cancer Center

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
Virology Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

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
Virology Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

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
Emeritus Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Kenney, Shannon C., M.D.
Professor of Oncology and Medicine
Wattawa Bascom Professor in Cancer Research
Virology Program Leader, UW Carbone Cancer Center

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
Virology Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Molecular genetics of papillomaviruses

Loeb, Daniel D., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Virology Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Molecular biology of the hepatitis B viruses

Mertz, Janet E., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Virology Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Transcriptional regulation in DNA tumor viruses and breast cancer

Miyamoto, Shigeki, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Cell Signaling Program Leader, UW Carbone Cancer Center

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
Genetics Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Ross, Jeffrey, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Oncology
Cell Signaling Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Sherer, Nathan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular Virology and Oncology
Virology Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

HIV-1 assembly and spread; host-pathogen interactions; retroviral gene regulation; virus trafficking; cell-cell communication; live cell imaging

Shull, James D., Ph.D.
Centennial Professor of Oncology
Genetics Program Member, Associate Director for Laboratory Research, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Cancer genetics, hormones and breast cancer, estrogen action

Sugden, Bill, Ph.D.
James A. Miller Professor of Oncology
American Cancer Society Research Professor
Virology Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Molecular biology of the human tumor virus, Epstein-Barr virus

Szybalski, Waclaw, D.Sc.
Professor Emeritus of Oncology
Emeritus Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Xing, Yongna, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Experimental Therapeutics Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Cell signaling pathways related to cancer; structural biology; biochemistry; proteomics

Xu, Wei, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Genetics Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Epigenetic transcriptional control in breast cancer

Zhang, Jing, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Cell Signaling Program Member, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells; mouse models for hematopoietic malignancies; cytokine signaling