Cancer Biology Faculty Mentors

Alt, Frederick

Lymphocyte Differentiation, Recombination, DNA repair, cancer
   

Blacklow, Stephen

Biochemistry of transmembrane receptors and signaling
   

Brown, Myles

Transcriptional regulation and epigenetics in breast and prostate cancer
   

Brugge, Joan

Signal transduction in normal and transformed cells
   

Cichowski, Karen

Combining genetic and biochemical approaches to elucidate mechanisms underlying cancer
   

Corfas, Gabriel

Molecular Basis of Neuron Glia Interactions
   

D'Andrea, Alan

Genomic instability and cancer susceptibility
   

Danial, Nika

Integration of Metabolism and Stress Pathways
   

DeCaprio, James

Cellular transformation by SV40
   

Dyson, Nicholas

Control of Cell Proliferation by RB/E2F
   

Eck, Michael

Structure Biology of Cytoplasmic Signal Transduction
   

Elledge, Stephen

Cell Cycle Control and Genomic Integrity
   

Fisher, David

Eukaryotic survival decisions
   

Flanagan, John

Cell-cell signaling in neural development and regeneration
   

Frank, David

Intracellular signaling pathways in the regulation of cell growth and differentiation
   

Garraway, Levi

Integrated and functional genomic studies of human cancer
   

Gaudet, Suzanne

Systems biology of mammalian cell fate decisions
   

Goessling, Wolfram

Liver development, regeneration and carcinogenesis
   

Gray, Nathanael

Functional small molecules for biological discovery
   

Greenberg, Michael

Neurological Control of Cell Growth and Differentiation
   

Gusella, James

Molecular Genetics of Inherited Disorders
   

Gygi, Steven

Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics
   

Haber, Daniel

Characterization of molecular targets of cancer therapy
   

Hahn, William

Molecular approaches to cell immortalization and transformation
   

Haigis, Kevin

Ras signaling and colon cancer
   

Haigis, Marcia

Mitochondria in aging and metabolism
   

Harper, J.Wade

Mechanism and biology of ubiquitin-like protein conjugation cascades
   

Howley, Peter

Viral Pathogenic and Tranformation Mechanisms
   

Ingber, Donald

Mechanobiology and Developmental Control
   

Jain, Rakesh

Tumor microenvironment, Angiogenesis and Metastasis: from Bench-to-Bedside-to-Biomarkers
   

Jänne, Pasi

Translational research on kinase inhibitors
   

Kadoch, Cigall

Structure and function of ATP-dependent chromatin regulators in human cancer
   

Kalaany, Nada

Systemic Metabolism and Cancer
   

Karnoub, Antoine

Epithelial:stromal interactions in the formation and progression of carcinomas
   

Khosravi-Far, Roya

Signal transduction pathways involved in cellular proliferation and apoptosis
   

Kim, Carla

Lung stem cell biology and cancer
   

King, Randall

Chemical Approaches to Cell Division and Cancer
   

Kingston, Robert

Molecular Mechanisms of Transcription Regulation in Mammals
   

Kirschner, Marc

Cell Morphogenesis and Regulation
   

Kwiatkowski, David

Human molecular and cancer genetics
   

Langenau, David

Cancer Cell Heterogeneity and Mechanisms of Progression
   

Letai, Anthony

Targeting apoptosis regulation in cancer
   

Li, Zhe

Developmental oncobiology and cancer stem cells
   

Livingston, David

Molecular biology and genetics of Cancer
   

Manning, Brendon

Tumor cell signalling and metabolism
   

Marto, Jarrod

Quantitative proteomics of cancer progression
   

McAllister, Sandra

Molecular and cellular regulators of cancer progression
   

McClatchey, Andrea

Membrane:cytoskeleton interface in morphogenesis and tumorigenesis/metastasis
   

Meyerson, Matthew

Biology and genetics of human cancers
   

Moses, Marsha

Biochemical and molecular regulation of vascular growth
   

Mostoslavsky, Raul

Sirtuins in aging and metabolism; chromatin structure and DNA repair
   

Münger, Karl

Viral Oncoproteins as Probes to Study the Regulation of Cell Growth and Differentiation
   

Orkin, Stuart

Human Molecular Genetics
   

Ozcan, Umut

Molecular Biology of Insulin and Leptin Receptor Signaling Systems in Obesity
   

Pandolfi, Pier Paolo

The molecular genetics of human cancer
   

Pellman, David

Normal cell division mechanisms and cell division defects in cancer
   

Perrimon, Norbert

Genetic analysis of growth and homeostasis
   

Piao, Xianhua

Cell-extracellular matrix interaction in brain development and malformation
   

Polyak, Kornelia

Molecular Basis of Breast Cancer Initiation and Progression
   

Puigserver, Pere

Nutrient Sensing and Metabolic Control
   

Roberts, Thomas

Control of Gene Expression Tumorgenesis and Differentiation
   

Rollins, Barrett

Inflammation and Cancer
 

Scully, Ralph

Recombination functions of the BRCA genes
   

Segal, Rosalind

Neurotrophic factors in development: Functions and mechanisms of action
   

Shi, Yang

Transcriptional control in differentiation/development and tumorigenesis
   

Sicinski, Piotr

Cell cycle proteins in development and cancer
   

Silver, Pamela

Systems Biology Research
   

Sorger, Peter

Systems biology of mammalian signal transduction
   

Spiegelman, Bruce

Mechanisms of Mammalian Cell Differentiation and Gene Expression
   

Stiles, Charles

Growth Factors and Signal Transduction
   

Struhl, Kevin

Gene regulation in yeast and cancer
   

Tabin, Clifford

Vertebrate Pattern Formation
   

Toker, Alex

Signaling Pathways in Cancer Cell Biology
   

Van Vactor, David

Neuronal Pathfinding and Synaptogenesis
   

Vidal, Marc

Interactome networks
   

Wagers, Amy

Biology and function of tissue-specific stem cells
   

Walensky, Loren

Targeting deregulated apoptotic and transcriptional pathways in cancer
   

Weinstock, David

Cancer genetics and DNA repair
   

Yuan, Junying

Mechanisms of Programmed Cell Death
   

Zhao, Jean

Kinase signaling in cancer
   

Zon, Leonard

Developmental Biology of Hematopoiesis
   

* non-HILS affiiliated associated faculty

 


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