Cancer Research Faculty
Felix Aikhionbare, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Differences between human ovarian and colorectal cancer in normal and cancerous tissue.
Minerva Garcia-Barrio, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Molecular biology: gene expression in vascular smooth muscle and cancer.
Ruben Rene Gonzalez-Perez, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Signal transduction; Cytokines and leptin signaling in cancer and reproductive biology.
Ward Kirlin, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Chemical carcinogenesis and toxicology; Molecular regulation of induction pathways involved in activation and detoxification of carcinogens.
James Lillard, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Role of chemokines in modulating mucosal immunity, inflammation, and cancer cell metastasis.
Julian Menter, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Photochemistry and photobiology of skin cancer and skin aging; photoprotection by fabric materials.
Veena N. Rao, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Molecular and functional dissection of ELK-1 and BRCA-1 tumor suppressor genes: Role in cell growth, differentiation, signal transduction and apoptosis in breast, ovarian and prostate cancers.
E. Shyam P. Reddy, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Functional role of ets, fusion oncoproteins and tumor suppressors in leukemias, lymphomas and sarcomas. Function-based therapeutic approaches t human cancer.
Rajesh Singh, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Chemoprotective strategies for cancer using targeted delivery of natural and synthetic agents.
Shailesh Singh, Ph.D.
Research Interest: The role of chemokines in cancer metastasis.
Winston Thompson, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Cell and reproductive biology, molecular mechanisms of ovarian follicular development and cyst formation, cell and animal models.
Xuebiao Yao, Ph.D.
Research Interest: Mechanisms of mitotic chromosome segregation. Establishemnt and maintenance of cell polarity.