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Research We Fund: Extramural Discovery Science

Peer Review Committee for Cancer Cell Biology (CCB)

Areas Reviewed

  • Cellular events, mechanisms, structural components, and signaling involved in mitosis and cell fate in vertebrates, invertebrates, and yeast

  • Organelle biology involving the nucleus, the cytoskeleton, and membrane-bound organelles; the trafficking of organelles and their constituents

  • Biology of developing systems (e.g., cell differentiation, morphogenesis, and genetics) in higher and lower organisms and its relationship to cancer

Peer Review Committee Members 

Co-chair, Ronald Chandler, PhD, Michigan State University
Co-chair, Zohar Sachs, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota
Community Research Partner, Mike Brogan
Community Research Partner, Nicole Catavolos
Community Research Partner, Sue Engels
Dhyan Chandra, PhD, Roswell Park
Salvatore Coniglio, PhD, Kean University
Ekaterina Grishchuk, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
David Hockenbery, MD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Amity Manning, PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jamy Peng, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Institute
Malavika Raman, PhD, Tuft's University
Devanand Sarkar, MBBS, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Markus Schober, PhD, NYU Langone Health
Takeshi Shimamura, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago
Monica Venere, PhD, The Ohio State University 
Wenqi Wang, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Eric Witze; PhD, University of Pennsylvania: Perelman School of Medicine
Wantong Yao, MD, PhD, The University of Texas: MD Anderson Center