Dr. John T. SCHILLER (2003)
Dr. Schiller is currently the Chief of the Neoplastic
Disease section of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology,
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute,
Bethesda, MD. Prior to becoming a Senior Investigator
in the NCI intramural program, he was a post-doctoral
fellow, under the direction of Dr. Douglas Lowy, and
then a Senior Staff Fellow in the same laboratory. In
20 years at the NCI, Dr. Schiller has studied various
aspects of papillomavirus molecular biology, immunology
and epidemiology. His current interests include papillomavirus
virion assembly, infection, immunology and vaccine development.
His laboratory has been involved in the initial development,
characterization and clinical testing of virus-like
particle based vaccines.
Dr. Schiller received his bachelorfs degree in Molecular
Biology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and
his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Microbiology from the
University of Washington, Seattle.