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

Laurie T. Krug, PhD, Chair
National Cancer Institute/Center for Cancer Research
Bethesda, MD

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

Lois Fitzpatrick, Stakeholder
Helena, MT

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

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

Alexander Ploss, PhD, Vice-Chair
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Vera Tarakanova, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI