Cancer Biology and Cancer Stem Cells

The Cancer Biology and Cancer Stem Cells Program is focused on investigating the mechanisms and signaling pathways involved in the development and progression of cancer, including pathways critical for self-renewal of stem cells, in normal tissues and in cancer. The goals are to advance basic understanding of cancer pathogenesis and to facilitate the translation of basic science discoveries into the clinical arena in order to improve the outcomes of patients with cancer.


Thomas Wandless, PhD 

Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology and, by Courtesy, of Chemistry

Kevin Wang, MD, PhD 

Assistant Professor of Dermatology

William Weis, PhD 

William M. Hume Professor in the School of Medicine, Professor of Structural Biology, of Molecular and Cellular Physiology and of Photon Science

Irving Weissman, MD

Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor of Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research, Professor of Pathology, and of Developmental Biology

Marius Wernig, MD 

Professor of Pathology and, by Courtesy, of Chemical and Systems Biology

Monte Winslow, PhD 

Associate Professor of Genetics and of Pathology

Albert Wong, MD 

Professor of Neurosurgery

Joanna Wysocka, PhD 

Lorry Lokey Professor and Professor of Developmental Biology

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