Together, they focus on a shared goal:

Creating a world without cancer.


People: Leadership

Center for Cancer Research leaders work together and with advisory groups to enhance and expand the foundational strengths of the Center. Our Center is focused on promoting basic discovery, facilitating transdisciplinary collaborative research, improving the drug discovery pipeline, and enhancing the movement of discoveries toward application. Our leadership builds on the Center’s core strengths and enables us to drive research toward solutions of major cancer issues.

The Center for Cancer Research Executive Committee, comprised of senior leadership and research program leader members, have dedicated their careers to discovering a cure. They drive the center’s mission and research, meeting monthly to review research progress, set goals and track results.

Senior Leadership

Executive Committee: Research Program Leaders

Cell Identity and Signaling

Chemical and Structural Biology

Drug Delivery and Molecular Sensing

Medicinal Chemistry


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