Program Faculty

Cancer Cell Biology Program Faculty Mentors and Advisors

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
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-5246
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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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Laura F. Gibson, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Education, Research & Graduate Education
Deputy Director - WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Alexander B. Osborn Distinguished Professor Hematological Malignancies, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Program 3: Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-7206
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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
Program 3: Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-5212
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Richard M Goldberg, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Director WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-0781
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Linda Vona-Davis, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Teaching Assistant Professor, Surgery
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Teaching Assistant Professor, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-1280
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Yehenew M. Agazie, PhD, DVM

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Program 2: Breast Cancer, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Medicine
Phone
304-293-7756
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Erik A. Bey, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Program 5: Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer (Emerging), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-0948
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Lan Guo, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
Program 5: Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Lung Cancer (Emerging), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-6455
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Alexey V. Ivanov, MS, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Res. Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Program 3: Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-4936
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Jun Liu, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Program 1: Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Mentor, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-1503
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Elena N. Pugacheva, PhD

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