Cancer Cell Biology Program Faculty Mentors And Advisors

Faculty eligible to mentor CCB students (e.g., have active labs that (a) are currently mentoring a student(s); (b) historically have mentored CCB students and have the potential to do so again in the future; (c) have not mentored a CCB student but have clear potential to do so based on research focus and (d) have shown a clear desire to mentor a student in the CCB program:

A photo of Michael Ruppert.
Michael Ruppert, MD/PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Jo and Ben Statler Chair of Breast Cancer Research, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Professor, Biochemistry
Leader Breast Cancer Research, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-5246
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Werner Geldenhuys, PhD, MS
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-581-1683
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Laura F. Gibson, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Education, Research & Graduate Education
Alexander B. Osborn Distinguished Professor Hematological Malignancies, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-7206
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Christopher P. Cifarelli, MD, PhD, MMM, FAANS, FACS
West Virginia University
Positions
Director Gamma Knife; Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Phone
304-598-6127
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Lori A Hazlehurst, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Director of Basic Research, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Co-Leader Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-3398
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Brock Lindsey, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Director Orthopaedics Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Orthopaedics
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1317
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Emidio Pistilli, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Exercise Physiology
Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Director of Admissions, Office of Research and Graduate Education, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-0291
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Steven A. Artz, MD, FACP, FACE, FACNM
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Endocrinology, Medicine
Phone
304-720-7305
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Sonikpreet Aulakh, MBBS, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Section of Hematology / Oncology
Phone
304-598-6984
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Margaret Bennewitz, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Phone
304-293-2111
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Andrey A. Bobko, BS, MSc, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-5240
A photo of Brian Boone.
Brian Boone, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology, Surgery
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Phone
304-293-7095
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Timothy Eubank
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-0525
A photo of Steven Frisch.
Steven M. Frisch, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-2980
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Lan Guo, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-6455
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Alexey V. Ivanov, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Res. Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-4936
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Valery V. Khramtsov, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-4470
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David Klinke, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Adjunct Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-2111
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Paul Lockman, PhD, BSN
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Benedum Fellow and the Mylan Endowed Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives, School of Pharmacy, Office of the Dean
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-0944
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Ivan Martinez, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, 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
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1450
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Elena N. Pugacheva, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Phone
304-293-5295
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Yon Rojanasakul, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Co-Leader Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1476
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Michael D. Schaller, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Leader Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-9514
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Peter Stoilov, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-6334
A photo of Scott Weed.
Scott A Weed, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Biochemistry
Director, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-3016

Support Faculty

Faculty eligible for CCB dissertation committee member service (collaborative mentors). These have clear CCB affiliation (e.g., they serve on committees in CCB capacity, not as an outside member), they serve on committees and participate in teaching.

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William P. Petros, PharmD
West Virginia University
Positions
Gates Wigner Dean of the WVU School of Pharmacy, Office of the Dean
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-5212
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Kathy Brundage, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Director, WVU Flow Cytometry & Single Cell Core Facility, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-6273
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Karen Martin, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Service Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Core Director, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Director of Core Resources, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-6965
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Mohamad Adham Salkeni, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Medicine
Staff Physician, WVU Cancer Institute Clinics
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-598-6984
A photo of Amanda Ammer.
Amanda G Ammer, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Research Assistant Professor, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Phone
304-293-0942
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Sarah Knox, PhD, FACE
West Virginia University
Position
Professor Emerita, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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Jun Liu, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1503
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Yong Qian
West Virginia University
Positions
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
Phone
304-285-6286
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