Program Faculty

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 Yehenew Agazie.

Yehenew M. Agazie, PhD, DVM

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-7756
A photo of Erik Bey.

Erik A. Bey, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-0948
A photo of Andrey Bobko.

Andrey A. Bobko, BS, MSc, PhD

West Virginia University
Position
Research Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-293-5240
A photo of Christopher Cifarelli.

Christopher P. Cifarelli, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, BC

West Virginia University
Positions
Director Gamma Knife, Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-598-6127
A photo of Wei Du.

Wei Du, MD, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Co-Leader Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-2754
A photo of Timothy Eubank.

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
A photo of Werner Geldenhuys.

Werner Geldenhuys, PhD, MS

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-581-1683
A photo of Laura Gibson.

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
A photo of Lan Guo.

Lan Guo, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-6455
A photo of Lori Hazlehurst.

Lori A Hazlehurst, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Co-Leader Alexander B. Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-3398
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Alexey V. Ivanov, MS, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Res. Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-4936
A photo of Valery Khramtsov.

Valery V. Khramtsov, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Member, 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
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-2111
A photo of Brock Lindsey.

Brock Lindsey, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1317
A photo of Paul Lockman.

Paul Lockman, PhD, BSN

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Director for Translational Research, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Prof., Benedum Fellow and Douglas Glover Endowed Chair Dept. of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-0944
A photo of Patrick Ma.

Patrick Ma, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Co-Leader, Sara Crile Allen & James Frederick Allen Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
M.D., Medicine
Phone
304-598-6984
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
Member, 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
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1450
A photo of Emidio Pistilli.

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
Phone
304-293-0291
A photo of Elena Pugacheva.

Elena N. Pugacheva, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-5295
A photo of Yon Rojanasakul.

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 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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Michael D. Schaller, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Chairman, Biochemistry
Leader Mechanisms of Metastasis & Therapeutic Response Program (MMTR), WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-9514
A photo of Peter Stoilov.

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.

 

A photo of Kathy Brundage.

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
A photo of Vincent Castranova.

Vincent Castranova, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-8236
A photo of Jun Liu.

Jun Liu, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1503
A photo of Karen Martin.

Karen Martin, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Core Director, WVU Cancer Institute Research Laboratories
Phone
304-293-6965
A photo of Malcolm Mattes.

Malcolm David Mattes, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
Radiation Oncology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-598-4706
A photo of Inderjit Mehmi.

Inderjit Mehmi, MD

West Virginia University
Positions
MD, Section of Hematology / Oncology
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-598-6984
A photo of William Petros.

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
A photo of Yong Qian.

Yong Qian

West Virginia University
Position
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Phone
304-285-6286
A photo of Mohamad Adham Salkeni.

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 Linda Vona-Davis.

Linda Vona-Davis, PhD

West Virginia University
Positions
Teaching Assistant Professor, Surgery
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Co- Director, Cancer Cell Biology Graduate Education
Teaching Assistant Professor, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-1280