Members of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) serve as mentors and instructors for the Cancer Biology Program. The list of Cancer Biology faculty is available by selecting Cancer Biology here. Students have potential access to a wide range of expertise and disciplines.  

Our current students have the following mentors:

The Holden Cancer Center (HCCC) has more than 100 faculty members with laboratories from throughout the University of Iowa who are engaged in basic and translational cancer research. In addition to laboratory work, many faculty members are also clinicians, directly caring for patients with the same cancer they study.  The HCCC promotes interactive, high-quality cancer research, high-quality health care related to the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer, and educates cancer professionals and Iowa citizens about cancer. 

The primary departmental affiliations of the Cancer Biology (HCCC) faculty include: 

  • Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemistry
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Urology