First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members

The First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members program recruits emerging investigators pursuing their first faculty appointment who have the ability to make outstanding contributions to the field of cancer research.

Erez Aiden, PhD

  • Recruited to: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Recruited from: Harvard

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Xiaoying Bai, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Childen's Hospital Boston

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Jeffrey Chang, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
  • Recruited from: Duke University

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Francesca Cole, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Recruited from: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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WeiWei Dang, PhD

  • Recruited to: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Recruited from: The University of Pennsylvania

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Guangbin Dong, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Recruited from: California Institute of Technology

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Lauren Ehrlich, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Recruited from: Stanford University

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Ilya Finkelstein, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Recruited from: Columbia University Medical Center

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Yun Huang, PhD

  • Recruited to: Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
  • Recruited from: La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in California

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Dmitri Ivanov, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Recruited from: Harvard Medical School

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Khuloud Jaqaman, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Harvard Medical School

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Ning Jiang, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Recruited from: Stanford University

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Jonghwan Kim, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Recruited from: Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital Boston

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Ralf Kittler, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: University of Chicago

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Ilya Levental, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Recruited from: Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

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Xin Liu, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Stanford University School of Medicine

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Li Ma, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Recruited from: Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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David Mayerich, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Houston
  • Recruited from: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Kyle Miller, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Recruited from: College of London

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Saikat Mukhopadhyay, MD, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Genetech

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Daisuke Nakada, PhD

  • Recruited to: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Recruited from: University of Michigan

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Yunsun Nam, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Harvard Medical School

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Kathryn O'Donnell, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Patrick Potts, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Sandi Pruitt, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Washington University School of Medicine

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Lidong Qin, PhD

  • Recruited to: The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
  • Recruited from: California Institute of Technology

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Daniel Siegwart, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Jason Upton, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Recruited from: Emory University School of Medicine

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Jin Wang, PhD

  • Recruited to: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Recruited from: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Pei Wang, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Recruited from: Stanford University School of Medicine

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Zhigao Wang, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Kenneth Westover, MD, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Harvard Radiation Oncology Program

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Jian Xu, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Harvard Medical School

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Liuqing Yang, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Recruited from: The University of California at San Diego

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Yonghao Yu, PhD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Harvard Medical School

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Hao Zhu, MD

  • Recruited to: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Recruited from: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital

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