Postdoctoral Training Office Research Faculty

Recognized nationwide for its innovative biomedical research, City of Hope is home to some of the most creative minds in science. Here, interdisciplinary teams of investigators, from renowned researchers to postdoctoral fellows to graduate students, challenge assumptions, explore unconventional strategies and pursue new lines of inquiry in a collegial and supportive environment.

Karen Aboody, M.D.
Professor, Department of Developmental & Stem Cell Biology and Division of Neurosurgery
Duarte
David K. Ann, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Co-leader, Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer Program
Duarte
Kimlin Ashing, Ph.D.
Director, Center of Community Alliance for Research & Education
Professor, Department of Population Sciences
Duarte
Behnam Badie, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor Program
Neurosurgeon
Duarte , Arcadia
Adam Bailis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Associate Dean of Professional Development, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Duarte
Michael Barish, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Duarte
Jacob M. Berlin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
Mark Boldin, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
Christine Brown, Ph.D.
Heritage Provider Network Professor in Immunotherapy
Associate Director, T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory
Research Professor, Departments of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Immuno-Oncology
Duarte
Elizabeth Lihua Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Hematologic Oncologist
Duarte
John C. Burnett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
Edouard Cantin, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Immunology
Duarte
John Chan, M.D.
Co-leader, Hematology Malignancies Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Pathology
Hematopathologist
Duarte
Saswati Chatterjee, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Ching-Cheng Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Leukemia Research
Duarte
WenYong Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Beckman Research Institute
Duarte
Mike Y. Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Neurosurgeon
Duarte , Arcadia
Yuan Chen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
Shiuan Chen, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Duarte
Zhen Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
Nanhai G. Chen, Ph.D.
Heritage Provider Network Professor in Gene Therapy
Research Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Warren A. Chow, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Jessica Clague DeHart, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, Division of Cancer Etiology, Department of Population Sciences
Duarte
David M Colcher, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Immunology
Director, Division of Radioimmunotherapy
Director, Small Animal Imaging Core
Duarte
Thanh H. Dellinger, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon
Duarte , South Pasadena
Don J. Diamond, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Experimental Therapeutics
Duarte
Richard Ermel, D.V.M., M.P.V.M, Ph.D., DACLAM
Director and Professor, Division of Comparative Medicine
Director, Animal Resources Core
Duarte
Stephen J. Forman, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Francis & Kathleen McNamara Distinguished Chair in Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Leader of the Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute
Co-leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program
Principal Investigator, Lymphoma SPORE
Director, T cell Immunotherapy Research Laboratory
Hematologist/Oncologist
Duarte
Carlotta Glackin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Duarte
Robert Hickey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
David Horne, Ph.D.
Vice Provost and Associate Director, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Chair and Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Dean of Faculty Affairs
Interim Chair, Department of Information Sciences
Director, Synthetic and Biopolymer Chemistry Core
Co-director, Drug Discovery and Structural Biology
Co-Leader for Developmental Cancer Therapeutics
Duarte
Wendong Huang, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications & Metabolism Research
Duarte
Janice Huss, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology
Duarte
Keiichi Itakura, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Neurosurgeon & Scientist
Duarte , South Pasadena
Jeremy Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Duarte
Tijana Jovanovic-Talisman , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
Markus Kalkum, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Immunology
Director, Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Core
Duarte
Fouad R. Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism
Chair, Department of Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics
Director, Islet Cell Transplant Program
Associate Director, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute
Duarte
Susan Kane, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Cancer Biology
Director, Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Program
Duarte
Mei Kong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Duarte
Marcin Kortylewski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte
Teresa Ku, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Ya-Huei Kuo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Leukemia Research
Duarte
Peter P. Lee, M.D.
Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Professor in Cancer Immunotherapeutics
Chair, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Co-leader, Cancer Immunotherapeutics Program
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Ling Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Leukemia Research
Duarte
Ren-Jang Lin, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
Yilun Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Duarte
Qiang Lu, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Duarte
Linda Malkas, Ph.D.
M.T. & B.A. Ahmadinia Professorship in Molecular Oncology
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Deputy Director of Basic Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Edwin Manuel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental Therapeutics
Duarte
Guido Marcucci, M.D.
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Director, Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research
Hematologist/Oncologist
Duarte
Laleh Melstrom, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Professor, Surgeon, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Marcia Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Chair and Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Director, Electron Microscopy Core Facility
Duarte
Kevin Morris, Ph.D.
Professor, Center for Gene Therapy
Yoko Mullen, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics
Duarte
Markus Müschen, M.D., Ph.D.
Norman and Sadie Lee Foundation Endowed Professor in Pediatrics
Chair, Department of Systems Biology
Associate Director of Pediatric Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar
Duarte
Rama Natarajan, Ph.D
National Business Products Industry Professor in Diabetes Research, Professor and Chair, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Member, Molecular Oncology Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Susan L. Neuhausen, Ph.D.
The Morris & Horowitz Families Professor in Cancer Etiology & Outcomes Research
Professor, Department of Population Sciences
Co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Edward Newman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Co-leader, Developmental Cancer Therapeutics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Vu Nguyen Ngo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Leukemia Research, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Duarte
Timothy O'Connor, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Cancer Biology
Duarte
Neal Prakash, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Neurology
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Specialties
Director of Neuro-optical Imaging
Neurologist
Duarte
Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Dermatology
Director, Cutaneous Lymphoma Program, Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology, Dermatologist / Dermatopathologist
Duarte
Dan J. Raz, M.D., M.A.S.
Co-director, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program
Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Thoracic Surgeon
Duarte
Arthur D. Riggs, Ph.D.
Samuel Rahbar Chair in Diabetes & Drug Discovery
Director, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope
Director Emeritus, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Duarte
Russell Rockne, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Mathematical Oncology
Assistant Professor, Department of Information Sciences
Duarte
Andrei Rodin, Ph.D.
Dr. Susumu Ohno Chair in Theoretical Biology
Associate Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director’s Distinguished Chair
Director, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Provost and Chief Scientific Officer
Professor and Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Paul Salvaterra, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Duarte
Dustin E Schones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
Victoria L. Seewaldt, M.D.
Ruth Ziegler Professor and Chair, Department of Population Sciences
Associate Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Binghui Shen, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Co-leader, Molecular Oncology Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Yanhong Shi, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Stem Cell Biology Research
Director, Stem Cell Core
Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Duarte
Ben Shih, Ph.D.
Assistant professor, Translational Research & Cellular Therapeutics
John Shively, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Molecular Immunology
Associate Dean, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Duarte
Judith Singer-Sam, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute
Duarte
Steven Smith, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Jeremy Stark, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Duarte
Cy Aaron Stein, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Zuoming Sun, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Immunology
Duarte
Zijie Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Cancer Biology
Director, Prostate Cancer Research Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Beckman Research Institute
Duarte
John Termini, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Scientific Director of Shared Resources
Duarte
Debbie C. Thurmond, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute
Ruth B. & Robert K. Lanman Chair in Gene Regulation and Drug Discovery Research
Duarte
Jeffrey Weitzel, M.D.
Director, Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics, Department of Population Sciences
Director, Cancer Screening & Prevention Programs Network
Director, Cancer Genetics Education Program
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and Department of Population Sciences
Duarte , South Pasadena
John Williams, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Director, X-ray Crystallography Core
Duarte
Yanzhong (Frankie) Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Duarte
Jiing Kuan Yee, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
Hua Yu, Ph.D.
Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Professor in Tumor Immunotherapy
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Co-leader, Immuno-Oncology Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Xiaochun Yu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Duarte
John A. Zaia, M.D.
Aaron D. Miller and Edith Miller Chair in Gene Therapy
Director, Center for Gene Therapy
Principal Investigator, Alpha Clinic for Cell Therapy and Innovation
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Duarte
Defu Zeng
Professor, Department of Diabetes Immunology
Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte