Dr. John L. Cleveland

Associate Center Director of Basic Science at Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Dr. Cleveland is the Associate Center Director of Basic Science at the Moffit Cancer Center. The Basic Science Division looks at the fundamental aspects of cancer genetics, molecular biology, cell and developmental biology and tissue regulation to better understand cancer and how to treat it. 

Previously, Dr. Cleveland served nearly eight years as a professor and chair of the Department of Cancer Biology at The Scripps Research Institute, and prior to that, he spent more than 17 years at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. 

Dr. Cleveland has authored or co-authored more than 190 publications and has served as editor for numerous scientific journals. He is a long-serving member and Ad-hoc reviewer for National Institutes of Health R01 Grant Program and Project Grant Review Committees.