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 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
Gloria.png Gloria Borgstahl, Ph.D., Professor - structure determination by protein crystallography
Kenneth Cowan, M.D., Ph.D. Kenneth Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Jixin Dong, Ph.D. Jixin Dong, Ph.D., Associate Professor - hippo signaling and cancer
Dalia ElGamal, Ph.D. Dalia ElGamal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Lymphoid Malignancies
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, College of Dentistry - cell adhesion
Karpf Adam Karpf, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Ovarian 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., Professor - Cell Death and Survival
Amar12920 Amar Natarajan, Ph.D., Professor - Chemical probes for disease relevant post translationally modified targets
Youri Pavlov, Ph.D. Youri Pavlov, Ph.D., Professor - mutagenesis and recombination
Parviz Pour, M.D. Parviz Pour, M.D., Professor Emeritus - pancreatic carcinogenesis
Prakash Radhakrishnan, Ph.D. Prakash Radhakrishnan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor,  - protein glycosylation and cancer
Angie Rizzino, Ph.D. Angie Rizzino, Ph.D., Professor - transcriptional regulation of gene expression
Polina Shcherbakova, Ph.D.

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

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