Directors of Cancer Biology Program

Laura Attardi


Departments of Radiation Oncology and Genetics

Julien Sage


Departments of Pediatrics and Genetics

Name School
Reece Akana Harvard University
Mo Ameen   Normandale Community College  
Brooks Benard     Arizona State University
Kelvin Cho     UC Berkeley
Asiri Ediriwickrema     Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Deshka Foster     Stanford University
Noah Greenwald    Harvard University 
Laura Kellman    Yale University 
Derek Le   UC Los Angeles  
Brianna McIntosh    University of Washington 
Monica Nesselbush    Harvard University 
Katherine Pogrebniak Stanford University
Jason Rodencal    University of South Florida 

Program News

Apr 10, 2017

Monounsaturated fats help roundworms live longer

Anne Brunet and her team were surprised to find that pudgy roundworms that accumulated more monounsaturated fat in their bodies had longer life spans than thinner worms. (Gregg Segal)

Apr 6, 2017

Stanford Medicine researchers named Outstanding Investigators by the National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute has named professor of dermatology HOWARD CHANG, MD, and professor of oncology RONALD LEVY, MD, as recipients of the institute’s Outstanding Investigator Awards for 2016.

Jan 5, 2017

Forbes 30 Under 30: Science

Congratulations to Michelle Atallah (and her PIs Ed Engleman and Parag Mallick) for being selected in the top "30 under 30" by Forbes.

Science judge Cigall Kadoch was a Cancer Biology graduate student in Gerald Crabtree lab.

Cancer Biology Program


2017 NSF Awards: Cancer Biology Program

NSF Recipients:

Alyssa Kaiser - Class of 2015

Irene Li - Class of 2016 

Ronald Shanderson - Class of 2016

NSF Honorable Mentions:

Tony Boutelle - Class of 2016 

Cancer Biology Program Photos