JAX Cancer Center Leadership

Edison Liu, M.D.
Director, JAX Cancer Center

Ken Fasman, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Research, The Jackson Laboratory

Charles Lee, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, JAX Genomic Medicine

Karolina Palucka, M.D. Ph.D.
Deputy Director, JAX Cancer Center 

Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, JAX Mammalian Genetics

Jens Rueter, M.D.
Associate Director, Regional Translational Partnerships
JAX Cancer Center

Alan Sawyer
Associate Director, Shared Resources
JAX Cancer Center

Jeffrey Chuang, Ph.D. 
Interim Co-Program Lead, JAX Cancer Center Research Program 

Roel Verhaak, Ph.D.
Co-Program Lead, JAX Cancer Center Research Program

Charles Wray, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Cancer Education and Career Enhancement
JAX Cancer Center

Susan Airhart
Associate Director, Research Administration
JAX Cancer Center

External Advisory Board

Kornelia Polyak, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medical Oncology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School

Timothy L. Ratliff, Ph.D. – EAB Chair
Director, Purdue University Center for Cancer Research
Distinguished Prof. of Comparative Pathobiology

John Termini, PhD
Associate Director of Shared Resources, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine

David Tuveson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center
Professor, Roy J. Zuckerberg Professor of Cancer Research

Barbara Vance, Ph.D., CRA
Assistant Vice President and Associate Director
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami

Yolanda Sanchez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology; Associate Director for Basic Sciences
Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Mark Israel, M.D.
Director Emeritus
Norris Cotton Cancer Center