Faculty
Eppley Institute currently has 25 faculty members who conduct basic and translational cancer research in state-of-the-art laboratories. The Cancer Research Doctoral Program includes the faculty of the Eppley Institute as well as faculty members in other departments at UNMC who are involved in cancer research. Summaries of research, research interests and contact information may be found on the individual faculty web pages below.
  • Hamid BandHamid Band

    MD, PhD

  • Andrey.pngAndrey Baranovskiy

    PhD

  • Tadayoshi BesshoTadayoshi Bessho

    PhD

  • Adrian BlackAdrian Black

    PhD

  • Jennifer BlackJennifer Black

    PhD

  • Gloria.pngGloria Borgstahl

    PhD

  • Kenneth CowanKenneth Cowan

    MD, PhD

  • Jixin DongJixin Dong

    PhD

  • Dalia ElgamalDalia ElGamal

    PhD

  • Paul GrandgenettPaul Grandgenett

    PhD

  • Tony HollingsworthMichael A. (Tony) Hollingsworth

    PhD

  • Keith JohnsonKeith Johnson

    PhD

  • adam.pngAdam Karpf

    PhD

  • David Lee KellyDavid Lee Kelly

    PhD

  • Robert LewisRobert Lewis

    PhD

  • Oksana Lockridge

    Oksana Lockridge
    PhD

  • Xu LuoXu Luo

    PhD

  • Lum-headshot.pngMichelle Lum

    PhD

  • Kamiya.pngKamiya Mehla

    PhD

  • Amar12920Amar Natarajan

    PhD

  • Katelyn.pngKatelyn O'Neill

    PhD

  • Youri PavlovYouri Pavlov

    PhD

  • Prakash RadhakrishnanPrakash Radhakrishnan

    PhD

  • Angie RizzinoAngie Rizzino

    PhD

  • Polina ShcherbakovaPolina Shcherbakova

    PhD

  • Surendra ShuklaSurendra Shukla

    PhD

  • Pankaj SinghPankaj Singh

    PhD

  • Joyce SolheimJoyce Solheim

    PhD

  • Tahir TahirovTahir Tahirov

    PhD

  • Nicholas WoodsNicholas Wooods

    PhD

Non-Eppley Institute Cancer Research Doctoral Program Faculty
Vimla Band, PhD, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
Janina Baranowska-Kortylewicz, PhD, Radiation Oncology
Surinder K. Batra, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Ann Berger, PhD, College of Nursing
Kishor Kumar Bhakat, PhD, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
Shannon Buckley, PhD, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
Siddappa Byrareddy, PhD,  Pharmacology
Mark A. Carlson, MD, Surgery
Kishore Challagundla, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Pi-Wan Cheng, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Samuel M. Cohen, Ph.D, Pathology/Microbiology
Leah Cook, Ph.D, Pathology/Microbiology
Martin Conda-Sheridan, PhD, Pharmacy
Kaustubh Datta, PhD, Biochem/Molecular Biology
John Davis, PhD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Rebecca Oberley- Deegan, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Punita Dhawan, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bin Duan, PhDCardiovascular Medicine
Melissa Teoh- Fitzgerald, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Kai Fu, MD, PhD, Pathology/Microbiology
Jered Garrison, PhD, Pharmacy
Chittibabu (Babu) Guda, PhD, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
Sarah Holstein, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine
Kate Hyde, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Javeed Iqbal, PhD, Pathology/Microbiology
Maneesh Jain, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
So-Youn Kim, PhD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
David Klinkebiel, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Ming-Fong Lin, PhD, Biochem/Molecular Biology
Quan Ly, MD, F.A.C.S., Surgery Oncology
Yuri Lyubchenko, PhD, DSc, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Richard G. MacDonald, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Luis Marky, PhD, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Benita McVicker, PhD, Internal Medicine
Jane Meza, PhD, Public Health
Aaron Mohs, PhD, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Justin Mott, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Gregory Oakley, PhD, Oral Biology
Michel Ouellette, PhD, Internal Medicine
David Oupicky, PhD, Pharmacy
Aimin Peng, PhD, Dentistry
Larisa Poluektova, MD,PhD, Pharmacology
Moorthy Ponnusamy, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Eleanor Rogan, PhD, Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health.
John G. Sharp, PhD, Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
Amar Singh , PhD,Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Rakesh Singh, PhD, Pathology/Microbiology
Paul Sorgen, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
James E. Talmadge , PhD, Pathology/Microbiology
Ashley Wysong, MD, MS, Dermatology
Chi (Kevin) Zhang, MD, Radiation/Oncology