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TME Steering Committee

Mikala Egeblad, PhD
Chair

Mikala Egeblad, PhD

(2022-2024)

Professor
Cancer Center Program Co-leader 
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Theresa A. Guise, MD
Past Chair

Theresa A. Guise, MD

(2020-2022)

Professor, Endocrine Neoplasia & HD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Co-Director
Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Bone Disease Program of Texas Scholar
Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas
Houston, Texas

Adrienne Boire, MD, PhD

Adrienne Boire, MD, PhD

(2021-2024)

Assistant Member
Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Paula D. Bos, PhD

Paula D. Bos, PhD

(2022-2025)

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Cancer Biology Program Co-leader
Massey Cancer Center
Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine
Richmond, Virginia

Heather R. Christofk, PhD

Heather R. Christofk, PhD

(2022-2025)

Professor
Department of Biological Chemistry
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Associate Director of Basic and Translational Research
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California

Leah M. Cook, PhD

Leah M. Cook, PhD

(2021-2024)

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Microbiology
Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Neta Erez, PhD

Neta Erez, PhD

(2022-2025)

Head, Laboratory of Tumor Biology
Department of Pathology
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel

Karin E. de Visser, PhD

Karin E. de Visser, PhD

(2021-2024)

Professor and Group Leader
Division of Tumor Biology and Immunology
Oncode Institute
Netherlands Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cyrus M. Ghajar, PhD

Cyrus M. Ghajar, PhD

(2021-2024)

Associate Professor
Public Health Sciences Division
Associate Professor, Human Biology Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

Sergei I. Grivennikov, PhD

Sergei I. Grivennikov, PhD

(2020-2023)

Research Scientist II
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Ilaria Malanchi, PhD

Ilaria Malanchi, PhD

(2020-2023)

Senior Group Leader
The Francis Crick Institute
London, United Kingdom

Florencia McAllister, MD

Florencia McAllister, MD

(2021-2024)

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Erik Sahai, PhD, FMedSci

Erik Sahai, PhD, FMedSci

(2022-2025)

Principal Group Leader and Assistant Research Director
The Francis Crick Institute
London, United Kingdom

Mara H. Sherman, PhD

Mara H. Sherman, PhD

(2022-2025)

Associate Professor
Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology
Knight Cancer Institute
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Ashani T. Weeraratna, PhD

Ashani T. Weeraratna, PhD

(2020-2023)

E.V. McCollum Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Cancer Biology
Co-Program Leader, Cancer Invasion and Metastasis, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland