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Scientific Faculty

Professors

Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Director, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Robert and Penny Fox Distinguished Professor
Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program

Andrew J. Caton, Ph.D.
Professor, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center
Scientific Director, Animal Facility

Chi Van Dang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program
Strategic Adviser to the President

Hildegund C.J. Ertl, M.D.
Caspar Wistar Professor in Vaccine Research
Professor, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center

Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, M.D., Ph.D.
Christopher M. Davis Professor
Professor and Program Leader, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program

Meenhard Herlyn, D.V.M., D.Sc.
Caspar Wistar Professor in Melanoma Research
Director, The Wistar Institute Melanoma Research Center
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program

Paul M. Lieberman, Ph.D.
Hilary Koprowski, M.D., Endowed Professor
Professor and Program Leader, Gene Expression & Regulation Program

Director, Center for Chemical Biology & Translational Medicine


Qin Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program

Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M., D.Phil.
Vice President, Scientific Operations
Herbert Kean, M.D., Family Endowed Chair Professor
Director, HIV-1 Immunopathogenesis Laboratory
Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program
Associate Director for Shared Facilities, Wistar Cancer Center

Maureen E. Murphy, Ph.D.
Professor and Program Leader, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program
Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs
Associate Director for Education and Career Development, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center

Kazuko Nishikura, Ph.D.
Professor, Gene Expression & Regulation Program

Frank J. Rauscher, III, Ph.D.
Professor, Gene Expression & Regulation Program
Caspar Wistar Professor

Joseph Salvino, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program
Scientific Director, Molecular Screening and Protein Expression Facility

Louise C. Showe, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program
Associate Director, Center for Systems and Computational Biology
Scientific Director, Genomics Facility
Scientific Director, Bioinformatics Facility

David W. Speicher, Ph.D.
Caspar Wistar Professor in Computational and Systems Biology
Director, Center for Systems & Computational Biology

Co-Program Leader, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program

Scientific Director, Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility

Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
Ira Brind Professor
Professor and Co-Program Leader, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program
Member, The Wistar Institute Melanoma Research Center

David B. Weiner, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
Director, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Professor in Cancer Research
Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program

Rugang Zhang, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Professor and Co-Program Leader, Gene Expression & Regulation Program


Associate Professors

Chih-Chi Andrew Hu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program

Daniel Kulp, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center

Yulia Nefedova, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program

Ken-ichi Noma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gene Expression & Regulation Program


Emmanuel Skordalakes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Gene Expression & Regulation Program


Assistant Professors

Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center

Qing Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program
Scientific Director, Imaging Facility

Farokh Dotiwala, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center

Alessandro Gardini, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gene Expression & Regulation program

Kar Muthumani, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center

Kavitha Sarma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Gene Expression & Regulation Program

Zachary Schug, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis

Erica Stone, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment and Metastasis Program

Jessie Villanueva, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program
Member, The Wistar Institute Melanoma Research Center


Professors Emeriti

Clayton Buck, Ph.D.

Roger M. Burnett, Ph.D.

Walter Gerhard, M.D.

Jan Erikson, Ph.D.

Dorothee Herlyn, D.V.M., D.Sc.

Russel E. Kaufman, M.D.
President Emeritus

Elliot Levine, Ph.D.

Stanley Plotkin, M.D.

Leonard Warren, M.D., Ph.D.

Zofia Wroblewska, M.D.

William H. Wunner, Ph.D.
Director, Outreach Education and Technology Training
Director, Academic Affairs


Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Professors

Steven M. Albelda, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Richard K. Assoian, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Shelley L. Berger, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Timothy M. Block, Ph.D.
Drexel University

Gerd A. Bloebel, M.D., Ph.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Anthony J. Capobianco, Ph.D.
University of Miami

José R. Conejo-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Dennis E. Discher, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Cesare Furlanello, Ph.D.
Centre for Scientific and Technological Research, Trento, Italy

Phyllis A. Gimotty, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Mark I. Greene, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.
University of Pennsylvania

Thanos D. Halazonetis, D.D.S., Ph.D.
University of Geneva

Katherine A. High, M.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Spark Therapeutics

Jay R. Kostman, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania/Philadelphia FIGHT

Ronen Mamorstein, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Steven B. McMahon, Ph.D.
Thomas Jefferson University

Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr., M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D.
Associate Director for Translational Research, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Christiana Care Health System

George C. Prendergast, Ph.D.
Lankenau Institute of Medical Research

Ulrich Rodeck, M.D., Ph.D.
Thomas Jefferson University

Alexander Roesch, M.D.
The Saarland University Hospital, Hamburg, Germany

Anil K. Rustgi, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Thomas D. Stamato, Ph.D.
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

Pablo Tebas, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Xiaowei Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania


Adjunct Associate Professors

Ravi K. Amaravadi, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Michael R. Betts, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Horace M. Delisser, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Ronny Drapkin, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

K. Ann Jeglum, V.M.D.
Veterinary Oncology Services and Research Center

F. Bradley Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Karam C. Mounzer, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania/Philadelphia FIGHT

Donald M. O'Rourke, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Julia C. Tchou, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Zhi Wei, Ph.D.
New Jersey Institute of Technology


Adjunct Assistant Professors

Devraj Basu, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Rumela Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

David S. Garlick, D.V.M.
Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories

Fiona Simpkins, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania


Adjunct/Affiliate Appointments

Joseph J. Bennett, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Mark E. Borowsky, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Mark G. Cadungog, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Michael J. Guarino, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Neil G. Hockstein, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Stephanie Jean, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Jamil Khatri, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Eric B. Kmiec, Ph.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Christopher Koprowski, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Gregory A. Masters, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Christopher R. Mitchell, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Eric Montgomery, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Charles R. Mulligan, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Brian T. Nam, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Gary B. Witkin, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

Robert L. Witt, M.D.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute