The comparative oncology researchers at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine are scientists dedicated to improving the health of animals and humans through novel discoveries and therapies that support the College's One Health initiative. Current research includes zoo and wildlife pathology, cancer vaccines, immunotherapy, and genetic recombination.

Comparative Oncology Researchers

Dalen Agnew, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Comparative reproductive and zoo and wildlife pathology, conservation biology, infectious diseases in the bovine reproductive tract, international development

Matti Kiupel, DVM, Dr. vet. med., Dr. habil, MVSc, PhD, DACVP

Chemotherapy, tyrosine kinase receptors in canine melanomas, neoplastic diseases,canine circovirus pathogenesis, feline and equine herpesviruses, Dark Spot Disease

Kathy Meek, DVM

Role of DNA-dependent protein kinase in DNA repair

Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, PhD

Comparative molecular genetics, cancer genetics, canine genome mapping