JAX Cancer Center leadership

JAXCC Retreat

Scientific Executive Committee

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

Carol J. Bult, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, JAX Cancer Center

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

Ching Lau, M.D.
Medical Director, Hematology/Oncology
University of Connecticut Health
JAX Cancer Center Member

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

Karolina Palucka, M.D., Ph.D.
Co-Program Lead, JAX Cancer Center Research Program 

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

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

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

Charles Wray, Ph.D.
Vice President for Education

External Advisory Board

Edward Benz, Jr., M.D. – board chair
President, Emeritus
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Richard and Susan Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine

Karlene Cimprich, Ph.D.
Professor
Stanford University School of Medicine

Mark A. Israel, M.D.
Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey
Distinguished Chair in Cancer, Emeritus
Director Emeritus, Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Professor of Pediatrics & Molecular Systems Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Jill P. Mesirov, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Associate Vice Chancellor for Computational Health Sciences
University of California, San Diego

Stuart H. Orkin, M.D.
Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatric Oncology
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School

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.
Director
Purdue University Center for Cancer Research
Distinguished Prof. of Comparative Pathobiology

Chris Sander
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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