James DeGregori PhD

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

James DeGregori is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics (faculty since 1997) and Deputy Director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center. He holds the Courtenay and Lucy Patten Davis Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research. He received a B.A. in Microbiology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987, a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge in 1993, and postdoctoral training at Duke University from 1993-1997. His lab seeks to understand how carcinogenic conditions promote cancer evolution and to discover pathway dependencies in cancers that can be exploited therapeutically.