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Program Director

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Michael D. Schaller, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Chairman, Biochemistry
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-9514

 

Executive Committee

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Michael D. Schaller, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Chairman, Biochemistry
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-9514
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Lori A Hazlehurst, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Program 3: Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-3398
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Karen Martin, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Non-Programmatically Aligned MBRCC Members, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Core Director, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Phone
304-293-6965
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Peter Stoilov, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-6334
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Eric Tucker

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Associate Professor, Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0590
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Cerasela Zoica Dinu, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Program 5: Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer (Emerging), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs

 

 

Preceptors

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John B. Barnett, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Chair/Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Program 5: Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer (Emerging), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-4029
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John M Hollander, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Interim Vice-Chairperson, Human Performance - Exercise Physiology
Phone
304-293-3683
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Werner Geldenhuys

West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone
304-581-1683
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Paul Lockman, PhD, BSN

West Virginia University
Positions
Asst. Vice President of Experimental Therapeutics West Virginia University Health Sciences Center, Clinical Pharmacy
Associate Director for Translational Research, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Prof., Benedum Fellow and Douglas Glover Endowed Chair Dept. of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone
304-293-0944
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Christopher P. Cifarelli, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS

West Virginia University
Positions
Director Gamma Knife, Neurosurgery
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-598-6127
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F. Heath Damron, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor and Director of the Vaccine Development center WVU-Health Sciences Center, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Phone
304-581-1754
A photo of Lori Hazlehurst.

Lori A Hazlehurst, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Program 3: Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-3398
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Mariette Barbier, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Phone
304-293-3265
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Jianhai Du, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-598-6903
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Timothy Eubank

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-0525
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Steven M. Frisch, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-2980
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Brad Hillgartner, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-7751
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Valery V. Khramtsov, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-4470
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David Klinke, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-2111
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Roberta Leonardi, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-7591
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Ivan Martinez, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Program 5: Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer (Emerging), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-581-1934
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Mark L. McLaughlin

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Program 3: Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1450
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Gordon P. Meares, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-6260
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Elena N. Pugacheva, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-5295
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Vazhaikkurichi M. Rajendran, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-0510
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Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Professor, Ophthalmology
Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-598-6925
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Yon Rojanasakul, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Program 5: Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer (Emerging) - Leader, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-1476
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David M Smith, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Associate Professor, Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute
Program 3: Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-9521
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Peter Stoilov, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-6334
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Mark Tseytlin, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-6425
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Eric Tucker

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Associate Professor, Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0590
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Scott A Weed, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Director, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-3016