West Virginia University Logo

Current Faculty

Program Director

A photo of Michael Schaller.

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

A photo of Michael Schaller.

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
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
A photo of Karen Martin.

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
A photo of Peter Stoilov.

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
A photo of Eric Tucker.

Eric Tucker

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

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

A photo of John Barnett.

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
A photo of John Hollander.

John M Hollander, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Interim Vice-Chairperson, Human Performance - Exercise Physiology
Phone
304-293-3683
A photo of Paul Lockman.

Paul Lockman, PhD, BSN

West Virginia University
Positions
Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Director for Translational Research, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0944
A photo of Werner Geldenhuys.

Werner Geldenhuys

West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone
304-581-1683
A photo of Christopher Cifarelli.

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
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
A photo of Mariette Barbier.

Mariette Barbier, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Phone
304-293-3265
A photo of F. Damron.

F. Heath Damron, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Phone
304-581-1754
A photo of Jianhai Du.

Jianhai Du, PhD

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

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
A photo of Steven Frisch.

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
A photo of Brad Hillgartner.

Brad Hillgartner, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-7751
A photo of Valery Khramtsov.

Valery V. Khramtsov, PhD

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

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
A photo of Roberta Leonardi.

Roberta Leonardi, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-7591
A photo of Ivan Martinez.

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
A photo of Mark McLaughlin.

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
A photo of Gordon Meares.

Gordon P. Meares, PhD

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

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
A photo of Vazhaikkurichi Rajendran.

Vazhaikkurichi M. Rajendran, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-0510
A photo of Visvanathan Ramamurthy.

Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Professor, Ophthalmology
Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-598-6925
A photo of Yon Rojanasakul.

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
A photo of David Smith.

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
A photo of Peter Stoilov.

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
A photo of Mark Tseytlin.

Mark Tseytlin, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-6425
A photo of Eric Tucker.

Eric Tucker

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

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