Mentors

Molly Kulesz-Martin, Ph.D.Molly Kulesz-Martin, Ph.D. - Program Director
Dermatology, Cell & Development Biology
E-3 ligases in skin carcinogenesis, tumor suppressor p53, p73
Lisa Coussens, Ph.D.Lisa M. Coussens, Ph.D.
Cell & Developmental Biology
Molecular and cellular pathways regulating cancer-associated inflammation accompanying solid tumor development
Steven L. Jacques, Ph.D. Steven Jacques, Ph.D.
Dermatology, Biomedical Engineering
Cutaneous optical imaging
R. Stephen Lloyd, Ph.D.R. Stephen Lloyd, Ph.D.
Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
DNA repair mechanisms
Charles D. Lopez, M.D.Charles D. Lopez, M.D.
Hematology & Medical Oncology, Cell & Developmental Biology
ASPP2 and p53-mediated apoptosis
Owen McCarty, Ph.D. Owen J.T. McCarty, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering
Circulating tumor cell biology
Ashlee V. Moses, Ph.D.

Ashlee V. Moses, Ph.D.
Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
Kaposi's Sarcoma, cKIT, HHV8 virology & pathobiology

Peter Rotwein, M.D.Peter Rotwein, M.D.
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Insulin-like growth factors/IGFs in differentiation, tissue growth and regeneration
Rosalie C. Sears, Ph.D.Rosalie C. Sears, Ph.D.
Molecular and Medical Genetics
Cancer genetics, regulating the c-Myc oncoprotein in head & neck and skin SCC

Mark K. Slifka, Ph.D.Mark K. Slifka, Ph.D.
Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, National Primate Research Center
T cell and B cell-mediated immunity, memory cells in cancer

Philip J.S. Stork, M.D.Philip J.S. Stork, M.D.
Vollum Institute
Ras and B-Raf signaling in growth and apoptosis

Philippe Thuillier, Ph.D.Philippe Thuillier, Ph.D.
Public Health & Preventive Medicine
Chemopreventive agents for skin cancer and skin inflammatory disease

Melissa Wong, M.D.Melissa Wong, Ph.D.
Dermatology, Cell & Developmental Biology
Beta-catenin pathway, tumor stem cells of intestinal mucosa