Joyce A. Schroeder, PhD

Department Head, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Professor, BIO 5 Institute
Professor, Cancer Biology - GIDP
Professor, Genetics - GIDP
Additional Contact Info: 
Fax: (520) 626-3764
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1992 (B.S., Microbiology)
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1998 (Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology)
  • Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona. 2001 (Postdoctoral training, Molecular Biology)
Major Areas of Research Interest: 
  • Molecular mechanisms of breast cancer progression
Selected Publications: 
Lopez JI. Camenisch TD. Stevens MV. Sands BJ. McDonald J. Schroeder JA. CD44 attenuates metastatic invasion during breast cancer progression. Cancer Research. 65(15):6755-63, 2005.
Schroeder JA. Masri AA. Adriance MC. Tessier JC. Kotlarczyk KL. Thompson MC. Gendler SJ. MUC1 overexpression results in mammary gland tumorigenesis and prolonged alveolar differentiation. Oncogene. 23(34):5739-47, 2004.
Hattrup CL. Fernandez-Rodriguez J. Schroeder JA. Hansson GC. Gendler SJ. MUC1 can interact with adenomatous polyposis coli in breast cancer. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications. 316(2):364-9, 2004.
Schroeder JA. Jackson LF. Lee DC. Camenisch TD. Form and function of developing heart valves: coordination by extracellular matrix and growth factor signaling. Journal of Molecular Medicine. 81(7):392-403, 2003.
(University of Arizona) International Patent, published under the World Intellectual Property Organization (U.S. Utility Patent #PCT/US2006/014485): "Therapeutic peptides for the treatment of metastatic cancer", International publication date, October 26, 2006. WO 2006113667.
NIH High School Student Research Program: 
Ana Casanova, Rincon High School, 2004
Paulino Valerio, South Mountain High School (Phoenix), 2006
Julieann (Julie) Madden, Window Rock High School, 2007
Wednesday, March 7, 2018