Colon Transdisciplinary Cancer Team

The goal of the Colon Transdisciplinary Cancer Team is to bring expertise from different disciplines in basic and clinical research to advance our understanding of colon cancer and to translate that information to clinical trials to improve patient care in South Carolina.

The team consists of members with expertise in basic biology, oncology, pathology, surgery, population science, pharmacology, engineering, and informatics and biostatistics.


Team Members

Hollings Members

Alexander Alekseyenko, Ph.D.
Caitlin Allen, Ph.D.
Peggi Angel, Ph.D.
Hazel Breland, Ph.D.
Ashish Deshmukh, Ph.D.
Toros Dincman, M.D., Ph.D.
Colleen Donahue, M.D.
Richard Drake, Ph.D.
Mindy Engevik, Ph.D.
Silvia Guglietta, Ph.D.

Mark Hamann, Ph.D.
Kevin Hughes, M.D.
Wei Jiang, M.D.
Antonis Kourtidis, Ph.D.
Carsten Krieg, Ph.D.
David Marshall, M.D.
Jorge Munera, Ph.D.
Martin Romeo, Ph.D.
Kalyani Sonawane, Ph.D.
Demitri Spyropoulos, Ph.D.

Non-Member Faculty

Erin Forster, M.D.
Virgilio George, M.D.
David Lewin, M.D.

Daniel Reuben, M.D.
Souvik Seal, Ph.D.
Dingzhi Wang, Ph.D.


Lauren Fanning

Elizabeth O’Quinn