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Cancer Biology

Faculty Research area(s)
Nicolas Buchon
Nicolas Buchon
Host/Microbe relationships and Control of intestinal stem cell behavior in homeostasis and disease
Margaret Bynoe
Margaret Bynoe
cellular and molecular medicine; infectious diseases; molecular basis of antigen-induced immune suppression; modulation of innate immune system response in immunity against cancer
James W. Casey
James W. Casey
molecular virology; retrovirology
Richard A. Cerione
Richard A. Cerione
signal transduction growth factor receptors; protein structure; drug design and chemical biology; signaling cues that direct cell proliferation, differentiation and development

Paula Cohen
Paula E. Cohen

etiology of spontaneous birth defects in mammals; mechanisms of meiotic recombination; DNA repair proteins in meiosis and recombination; germ cell development; ovarian development
Ruth Collins
Ruth Collins
pharmacology; cancer cell biology; small GTPase regulation of intracellular traffic and cellular growth control
Scott Coonrod
Scott Coonrod
reproductive physiology; molecular and cellular physiology; epigenetic reprogramming during the egg-to-embryo transition; mechanisms by which specific histone modifications are dynamically regulated during hormone-dependent gene transcription in breast cancer cells
Brian Crane
Brian R. Crane
metalloenzym structure and catalysis; protein electron transfer; nitric oxide enzymology; bacterial chemotaxis; circadian clock photo sensors
Charles Danko, Ph.D.
Charles Danko
Medical Genetics & Genomics and Cancer Biology Research
Matthew deLisa
Matthew DeLisa
molecular biotechnology; protein biogenesis and folding pathways; protein engineering
Gerald E. Duhamel
Gerald E. Duhamel
mechanisms of infectious diseases with particular emphasis on molecular mechanisms of bacterial infections in animal models of human diseases; host-pathogen relationships
Scott Emr
Scott Emr
regulation of cell signaling and membrane trafficking pathways by phosphoinositide kinases, protein kinases, selective ubiquitin modifications, and vesicle-mediated transport reactions.
Claudia Fischbach-Teschl
Claudia Fischbach-Teschl
tissue-engineered model systems for analysis of microenvironmental conditions fundamental to cancer pathogenesis and therapy
Kelly Hume
Kelly Hume 

cancer biology, veterinary oncology, clinical oncology, molecular oncology, DNA damage, chemosensitivity, and novel therapeutics.

Patricia A. Johnson
Patricia A. Johnson
endocrinology; reproductive biology
Natasza Kurpios
Natasza Kurpios
tissue morphogenesis; cell shape and architecture; organ development; gut morphogenesis; mammary gland biology; breast cancer
Jan Lammerding
Jan Lammerding
cellular biomechanics; mechanotransduction;  cell migration; muscular dystrophy and cancer cell biology
Dr. Cynthia Leifer
Cynthia Leifer
understanding innate immunity from the receptors that detect microbes to how innate immune cells react to changes in their environment during inflammatory processes.
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Sergiy Libert
Mice; molecular biology of agine, age-associated diseases, cancer, neurodegeneration; anorexia, energy metabolism
Maurine Linder
Maurine Linder
Regulation of cell signaling by protein lipidation
picture of Dr. Angela L. McCleary-Wheeler
Angela McCleary-Wheeler

Companion animal models of cancer; hedgehog signaling; epigenetics; novel therapeutics

Sean P. McDonough
Sean P. McDonough
use of contemporary methods to explore lymphocyte function in spontaneous veterinary disease
Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller 

Anatomic Pathology; small and large animal neuropathology; CNS tumorigenesis; disease diagnostics; stem cell pathology

Alexander Nikitin
Alexander Nikitin
Stem cells and cancer. Pathogenesis of ovarian and prostate cancers. Modeling of human disease in genetically modified mice and human organoids.
Robert Oswald
Robert Oswald
ion channel receptor/ligand interactions; NMR and molecular dynamics; molecular neurobiology and biophysics; neurotransmitter receptors and signal transduction
Dr. Kristy Richards
Kristy Richards
Immuno-oncology, monoclonal antibodies, genetic mechanisms of resistance, personalized medicine, comparative oncogenomics, novel therapeutic development
Dr. Schang holding cat
Luis Schang
Role of cellular protein, lipids, and glycans play in viral infection
John Schimenti, PhD
John Schimenti
Genetics of reproduction and germ cell development; cancer genetics; meiosis; DNA repair; genome manipulation in mice; functional genomics.
Praveen Sethupathy
Praveen Sethupathy

Functional genomics, gene regulation, molecular genetics, gastrointestinal physiology, stem cell biology, metabolic disease      

Carolyn Sevier
Carolyn Sevier
signaling of cellular oxidative stress; molecular mechanisms used by cellular pathways that sense and signal redox imbalances within the cell
Ankur Singh
Ankur Singh

Immune-engineering, cancer engineering, lymphoma and hematological malignancies, biomaterials, vaccine and immunotherapy, stem cell engineering, inflammation, micro-nano-bioengineering, cell mechanobiology

Tracy Stokol
Tracy Stokol
hematopoietic and hemostatic disorders in animals; mechanisms of cancer metastasis

Tudotira Tumbar
Tudotira Tumbar

basic cellular and molecular mechanisms implicated in cell fate choice and stem cell activity within tissues
Dr. Gerlinde Van de Walle
Gerlinde Van de Walle
alphaherpesvirus pathogenesis; basic biology/immunology of mesencymal stem cells for regenerative therapy; mammary gland stem cell biology and carcinogenesis
Robert S. Weiss, PhD
Robert S. Weiss
Molecular mechanisms for the maintenance of genomic stability; Cellular responses to DNA damage; Mouse models of human cancer
Andrew C. White
Andrew C. White
cancer biology; stem cell biology; biochemistry and cell biology
Andrew Yen
Andrew Yen
leukemia; cell growth and differentiation; oncogenes/genetics

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