Faculty
Eppley Institute currently has 31 faculty members who conduct basic and translational cancer research in state-of-the-art laboratories. Summaries of research, research interests and contact information may be found on the individual faculty web pages below.
    CRGP NCI Training Grant
Hamid Band, MD, PhD Hamid Band, M.D., Ph.D., Professor √ √
Tadayoshi Bessho, Ph.D. Tadayoshi Bessho, Ph.D., Associate Professor - crosslink repair in mammalian cells √ √
 Adrian Black Adrian Black, Ph.D., Assistant Professor -  √  
 Jennifer Black, PhD Jennifer Black, Ph.D., Professor -  √  √
Michael Brattain, PhD, Associate Director Michael Brattain, Ph.D., Associate Director - new molecular targets in cancer √ √
Gloria Borgstahl, Ph.D. Gloria Borgstahl, Ph.D., Professor - structure determination by protein crystallography √ √
Ercole Cavalieri, D.Sc. Ercole Cavalieri, D.Sc., Professor - polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and estrogens √ √
Kenneth Cowan, M.D., Ph.D. Kenneth Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., Director √ √
Jixin Dong, Ph.D. Jixin Dong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - hippo signaling and cancer √  
Michael Green, Ph.D. Michael Green, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - B lymphocyte differentiation and lymphoma
Michael A. (Tony) Hollingsworth, Ph.D. Michael A. (Tony) Hollingsworth, Ph.D., Professor - pancreatic cancer research √ √
Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

Keith Johnson, Ph.D., Professor - cell adhesion

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 Adam Karpf

Adam Karpf, Ph.D., Associate Professor - DNA methylation changes in cancer

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Terrence Lawson, Ph.D. Terrence Lawson, Ph.D., Professor - molecular epidemiology of cancer    
Robert Lewis, Ph.D. Robert Lewis, Ph.D., Professor - cell growth & development √ √
Oksana Lockridge, Ph.D. Oksana Lockridge, Ph.D., Professor - organophosphorus toxicity, cholinesterase treatment √  
Xu Luo, Ph.D. Xu Luo, Ph.D., Associate Professor - apoptosis √ √
Sidney Mirvish, Ph.D. Sidney Mirvish, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus - nitrosamine carcinogenesis √  
Mayumi Naramure, M.D. Mayumi Naramura, M.D., Assistant Professor √  
Amar Natarajan, Ph.D. Amar Natarajan, Ph.D., Professor – Chemical probes for disease relevant post translationally modified targets √ √
Rene Opavsky, Ph.D. Rene Opavsky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - epigenetics, Rb-E2f pathway, lymphomagenesis √  
Michel Ouellette, Ph.D. Michel Ouellette, Ph.D., Associate Professor - telomere and telomerase √ √
Youri Pavlov, Ph.D. Youri Pavlov, Ph.D., Professor - mutagenesis and recombination √ √
Parviz Pour, M.D. Parviz Pour, M.D., Professor Emeritus - pancreatic carcinogenesis    
Angie Rizzino, Ph.D. Angie Rizzino, Ph.D., Professor - transcriptional regulation of gene expression √ √
Polina Shcherbakova, Ph.D.

Polina Shcherbakova, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Mechanisms of DNA replication and mutagenesis

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Dr. Sherman Simon Sherman, Ph.D., Professor - Biomedical Informatics √ √
Pankaj Singh Ph.D. Pankaj Singh, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Cancer Metabolism and Systems Biology  √  √
Joyce Solheim, Ph.D. Joyce Solheim, Ph.D., Professor - tumor immunology √ √
Tahir Tahirov, Ph.D. Tahir Tahirov, Ph.D., Professor - structural biology √ √
Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D. Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D., Professor - mammary development and neoplasia research √ √
Jing (Jenny) Wang, Ph.D. Jing (Jenny) Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Cancer Metastasis √  
Nicholas Woods, Ph.D. Nicholas Woods, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - B lymphocyte differentiation and lymphoma
Non-Eppley CRGP Faculty
Vimla Band, Ph.D., Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy √ √
Surinder K. Batra, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology √ √
Steve Caplan, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology √ √
Pi-Wan Cheng, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology √ √
Kaustubh Datta, Ph.D, Biochem/Molecular Biology √ √
Rebecca Oberley-Deegan, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald. Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Chittibabu (Babu) Guda, Ph.D., Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy √  
Kate Hyde, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Maneesh Jain, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Alexander Kabanov, Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences √  
Ming-Fong Lin, Ph.D., Biochem/Molecular Biology √ √
Yuri Lyubchenko, Ph.D., D.Sc., Pharmaceutical Sciences √ √
Richard G. MacDonald, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology √  
Luis Marky, Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences √ √
Parmender Mehta, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology √ √
Moorthy Ponnusamy, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Rakesh Singh, Ph.D., Pathology/Microbiology √ √
Eleanor Rogan, Ph.D., Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health. √  
Paul Sorgen, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology √ √
Kelly Trujillo, Ph.D., Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
San Ming Wang, M.D., Genetics Cell Biology and Anatomy √