Members of the Cancer Center leadership, aided by internal advisory committees and the Cancer Center External Advisory Board, develop the Center’s goals. In addition, the Institute's External Advisory Board meets yearly to review the Center’s programs and plans for recruitment and research.

Senior Leaders

Dario C. Altieri, M.D., Director

Frank J. Rauscher, III, Ph.D., Deputy Director 

Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D., Associate Director for Translational Research

Research Program Leaders

Jose R. Conejo-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D., Program Leader, Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis

Paul Lieberman, Ph.D., Program Leader, Gene Expression and Regulation

Maureen Murphy, Ph.D., Program Leader, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis

David W. Speicher, Ph.D., Program Co-leader, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis

Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, M.D., Ph.D., Program Leader, Translational Tumor Immunology


Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M., D.Phil., Associate Director for Shared Facilities

Marianne M. O’Neill, Associate Director for Cancer Center Support Grant Finances

Lisa Sideras, Associate Director for Cancer Center Administration

Mark Drinker, General Manager, Shared Resources