Cancer Biology

Faculty Research Area(s)

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
Molecular virology; retrovirology

Ruth Collins
Pharmacology; cancer cell biology; small GTPase regulation of intracellular traffic and cellular growth control - lab

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 R. Crane
Metalloenzym structure and catalysis; protein electron transfer; nitric oxide enzymology; bacterial chemotaxis; circadian clock photo sensors - lab

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

Claudia Fischbach-Teschl
Tissue-engineered model systems for analysis of microenvironmental conditions fundamental to cancer pathogenesis and therapy - lab
Kelly Hume
Kelly Hume 

Cancer biology; veterinary oncology; clinical oncology; molecular oncology; DNA damage; chemosensitivity and novel therapeutics


Patricia A. Johnson
Endocrinology; reproductive biology

Dr. Gary Koretzky
Gary Koretzky

Aims to better understand the signal transduction events that occur following engagement of the T cell antigen receptor; study more globally the molecular events important for immune cell development, differentiation and function

Natasza Kurpios
Natasza Kurpios
Tissue morphogenesis; cell shape and architecture; organ development; gut morphogenesis; mammary gland biology; breast cancer - lab

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 - lab

Maurine Linder
Regulation of cell signaling by protein lipidation

Sean P. McDonough
Use of contemporary methods to explore lymphocyte function in spontaneous veterinary disease

Andrew Miller 

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


Robert Oswald
Ion channel receptor/ligand interactions; NMR and molecular dynamics; molecular neurobiology and biophysics; neurotransmitter receptors and signal transduction
Dr. Praveen Sethupathy
Praveen Sethupathy

Functional genomics; gene regulation; molecular genetics; gastrointestinal physiology; stem cell biology; metabolic disease - lab


Carolyn Sevier
Signaling of cellular oxidative stress; molecular mechanisms used by cellular pathways that sense and signal redox imbalances within the cell - lab

Ankur Singh

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


Tracy Stokol
Hematopoietic and hemostatic disorders in animals; mechanisms of cancer metastasis - lab

Andrew Yen
Leukemia; cell growth and differentiation; oncogenes/genetics - lab

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