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Mary Reyland, PhD

Professor and Director for the Cancer Biology Graduate Training Program

Primary Appointment:


Department of Craniofacial Biology , School of Dental Medicine


Secondary Appointment:


Department of Pathology, Medical School





BS, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

PhD, Medical College of Virginia


Postdoctoral Education:


Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington






Molecular Biology

Cancer Biology

Cell Biology, Stem Cells and Development


Research Activities:


Protein Kinase C and Salivary Gland Apoptosis


Departmentmental Affiliations:



Cellular and Developmental Biology



Selected Publications:















B Allen-Petersen*, AR Miller*, SM Anderson, MC Neville, KI Nakayama and ME Reyland 2010. Loss of Protein Kinase Cdelta alters mammary gland development and apoptosis, *equal contributions. Cell Death and Disease 1:1-9

ME Reyland and AP Bradford 2010. PKC isoforms and the control of apoptosis. MG Kazanietz (ed.), Protein Kinase C in Cancer Signaling and Therapy, DOI 10.1007/978-1-60761-543-9_9

A Vissink, JB Mitchell, BJ Baum, KH Limesand, S Beier-Jensen, PC Fox, LS Elting, JA Langendijk, RP Coppes, and ME Reyland 2010. Oral Complications of Emerging Cancer Therapies. Int J Rad Biology Biophysics 78:983-91

JM Symonds, AM Ohm, CJ Carter, LE Heasley, TA Aly, WA Franklin and ME Reyland 2011. Protein kinase Cdelta is a downstream effector of oncogenic KRAS in K-Ras-dependent lung tumors. Cancer Res 71:2087-2097

TS Adwan, AM Ohm, DNM Jones, MJ Humphries and ME Reyland 2011. Regulated Binding of Importin-alpha to PKCdelta in Response to Apoptotic Signals Facilitates  Nuclear Import.  J Biol Chem, 286:35716-35724


Office Location:

 Research Center 1 South

 Room 11113




 Office Phone:


(303) 724-4572

(303) 724-4580


Mailing Address:

 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 13065 East 17th Avenue

 Mailstop 8120

 Aurora, CO 80045​​​