Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee

Missy Wong

Melissa Wong, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor and Vice Chairperson, Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology
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Anupriya Agarwal, Ph.D.

Anupriya Agarwal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
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Jonathan Brody

Jonathan Brody, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology and Surgery
Associate Director, Translational Research, Brenden-Colson Pancreatic Center for Patient Care
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery 
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Sanjay Malhotra

Sanjay Malhotra, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology
Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics, Knight Cancer Institute
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Parker Mattson

Parker Mattson, MPA-HA
Administrative Coordinator, Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology

Grace McCarthy

Grace McCarthy
Graduate student, Brody lab

Grace is a 5th year PhD candidate passionate about science communication and a strong advocate for cultivating diverse, equitable, and safe environments in research. Outside the lab, Grace has worked on social media campaigns for Thomas Jefferson University and Thermo Fisher Scientific, in addition to being an active member of AVDS. 

Rebecca Ruhl
Senior Research Assistant and Lab manager, Anand lab

Rebecca's research focus is on finding biological markers that will both predict and identify early stage colorectal cancer in patients under the age of fifty. The incidence of colorectal cancer in people under fifty years of age is growing at an alarming pace. She also founded the Knight Gender Equity Group in Spring of 2019, to move the needle on equity in the Knight Cancer Institute.  In her spare time Rebecca loves to spend time with family, cook, and travel.

Josh Walker

Josh Walker, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology and Radiation Medicine
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Kelly Williamson

Kelly Williamson
Department Administrator, Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology
Administrator, Knight Cancer Institute and Division of Oncological Sciences