Peer Review Committee for Microbial Pathogenesis and Cancer (MPC)

Areas Reviewed

  • microbiome (experimental models and clinical samples) 
  • infectious agents in cancer
  • opportunistic infections 
  • microbial pathogenesis
  • host-microbial interactions
  • gene therapy development
  • oncolytic viruses 
  • innate immunity
  • inflammatory responses to infectious agents

Committee Members

Arne Rietsch, PhD, Chair
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Laurie T. Krug, PhD, Vice Chair
State University of New York Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY

Grace Y. Chen, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Balveen Kaur, PhD
University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston
Houston, TX

Cary Moody, PhD
University of North Carolina, Chapel hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Vera Tarakanova, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI