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Molecular Oncology & Tumor Immunology PhD Training Program Mentoring Faculty

The mentoring faculty of NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Molecular Oncology and Tumor Immunology PhD Training Program employ tools of molecular biology and genetics; sophisticated imaging technologies; and genome-wide genetic, chemical, and proteomic analysis of cancer and immunity.

Search a list of all mentoring faculty at Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

Iannis Aifantis, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology and Chair, Department of Pathology
Research interests: molecular regulation of hematopoietic stem cell differentiation

Erika Bach, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: role of JAK/STAT signaling in cancer; stem cell self-renewal and development

Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD
Executive Vice President and Vice Dean for Science, Chief Scientific Officer
The Saul J. Farber Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Medicine
Research interests: inflammation in initiation of pancreatic cancer

Timothy Cardozo, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: protein engineering, cheminformatics, and rational drug design

William L. Carroll, MD
The Julie and Edward J. Minskoff Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: treatment of childhood cancer, especially acute lymphoblastic leukemia and neuroblastoma

Pamela Cowin, PhD
Professor, Department of Cell Biology and the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
Research interests: breast cancer, cell adhesion, and Wnt signaling

Gregory David, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, and Urology
Research interests: chromatin modifications in development and oncogenesis

Brian D. Dynlacht, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: cancer, transcription, cell cycle, centrosome biology, genomics

Stefan Feske, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: calcium channels in T-cell activation in immunity and cancer

Alan B. Frey, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Research interests: novel signaling pathways in T cells

Michael Garabedian, PhD
Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Urology
Research interests: mechanism of nuclear hormone receptor action in malignancy, heart disease, and neuroendocrine function

Eva Hernando-Monge, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: tumor cell of origin, cancer stem cells, mechanisms of tumor initiation and progression

Tony Huang, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: Fanconi anemia, DNA repair, cancer, deubiquitinases, reversible ubiquitination

Stevan R. Hubbard, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: crystallographic studies of receptor tyrosine kinases

Tomas Kirchhoff, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Environmental Medicine and Population Health
Research interests: identification of the genetic basis of cancer susceptibility

Hannah Klein, PhD
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Medicine, and Pathology
Research interests: DNA damage, genomic instability, and homologous recombination in cancer

Sergei B. Koralov, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: role of Th17-driven inflammation in lymphomagenesis and understanding the role of noncoding RNA in lymphocyte development

Michelle Krogsgaard, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: T-cell recognition and signaling in autoimmunity and cancer; development of novel strategies for immunotherapy of cancer, HIV, and autoimmune disorders

Peng Lee, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pathology and Urology
Research interests: androgen receptor function, cofactors, and target genes in endocrine organs and malignancy

David E. Levy, PhD
The Dr. Louis A. Schneider Professor of Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: role of STAT proteins in tumorigenesis, metabolism, and development

Dan R. Littman, MD, PhD
The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology, Department of Pathology
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: T-cell development, differentiation, and function

Susan K. Logan, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, and Urology
Research interests: cell growth regulation through the androgen receptor; prostate cancer

Amanda W. Lund, PhD
Interim Member of the Faculty, the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
Research interests: neoplasms, lymphatic vessels, melanoma, lymph nodes, T-lymphocytes

George Miller, MD
The H. Leon Pachter, MD Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Research interests: tumor immunology in cancers of the liver and pancreas

Daniel Meruelo, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: gene therapy of tumor cells

Moosa Mohammadi, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: structural and functional studies of fibroblast growth factor receptors in cancer

Shruti Naik, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: inflammation, tissue regeneration and cancer, host-microbe interactions, and early in life immunity

Benjamin Neel, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Research interests: signal transduction pathways regulating normal and malignant cell proliferation, differentiation, and survival

Iman Osman, MD
Professor, the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and Departments of Medicine and Urology
Research interests: genetic and genomic analysis of melanoma initiation, progression, and treatment

Michele Pagano, MD
The May Ellen and Gerald Jay Ritter Professor of Oncology and Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: ubiquitin system, cell division cycle checkpoints, cancer

Thales Papagiannakopoulos, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: elucidating the mechanisms of cancer initiation and progression using genetically engineered mouse models

Mark Philips, MD
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Cell Biology, and Medicine
Research interests: processing and membrane targeting of Ras GTPases

Dimitris Placantonakis, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Research interests: heterogeneity and diversity of cancer stem cells in glioblastoma

John T. Poirier, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Preclinical Therapeutics Program
Research interests: cancer, genome integrity, genomics, microbiology

Richard L. Possemato, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: metabolic regulation of tumor cells

Boris Reizis, PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pathology
Research interests: development of myeloid and dendritic cells; myeloid leukemia

Daniel B. Rifkin, PhD
The Charles Aden Poindexter Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Research interests: extracellular control of growth factor action

Hyung Don Ryoo, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Research interests: cellular stress responses and apoptosis in development and cancer

Robert Schneider, PhD
The Albert B. Sabin Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Research interests: altered regulation of gene expression and translation in human disease

Markus Schober, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
Research interests: role of stem cells in skin cancer initiation and dormancy

Susan R. Schwab, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: role of S1P and S1P-generating enzymes in tumor growth

Jane A. Skok, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: nuclear organization of immunoglobulin genes and genomic aberrations in lymphoma

Edward Skolnik, MD
The Norman S. Wikler Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Research interests: signal transduction mechanisms of cell proliferation and growth control

Susan Smith, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: telomeres, tankyrase, cohesion; genome integrity in cancer

Jun Wang, PhD
Interim Member of the Faculty, Department of Pathology
Research interests: cancer, computational biology, immunology, systems biology