Cancer Genetics

Scott Blume, M.D. Medicine-Hematology and Oncology
Specific regulation of gene expression at the translational level, through sequence-specific RNA-binding proteins and complex 5'-untranslated RNA sequences; dysregulation of gene-specific translational control mechanisms in cancer

Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D., M.P.H. Pathology
Immunogenetics of autoimmune disease; infectious disease and virally associated cancers

Jose Fernandez, Ph.D. Nutrition Science
Identification of genes contributing to racial differences in obesity, diabetes, and cancer: the genetic admixture approach

John Hartman, M.D. Genetics
Quantitative analysis of genotype-phenotype interaction networks in yeast models of human disease

Bruce Korf, M.D., Ph.D. Genetics
Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Ludwine Messiaen, Ph.D. Genetics
Molecular genetics testing in hereditary disorders; molecular dissection of the variant forms of NF1

Michael Miller, Ph.D. Cell Biology
Function and evolution of intercellular communication mechanisms

John Parant, Ph.D. Pharmacology and Toxicology
Animal models of genomic instability; p53 regulation; cancer and mitotic dysfunction

Boris Pasche, M.D., Ph.D. Medicine-Hematology and Oncology
TGF-beta in cancer development and progression; biological effects of amplitude-modulated electromagnetic fields; role of variants of the adiponectin pathway in cancer development

Theresa Strong, Ph.D. Medicine
Identification of tumor antigens and development of cancer vaccines

Jianming, "James" Tang, Ph.D. Medicine
Genetic and epigenetic influences on infection and immunity in human populations

Sunnie Thompson, Ph.D. Microbiology
Translation initiation and replication of RNA viruses