Dr. Paul Knoepfler is an Associate Professor in Cell Biology and Human Anatomy at the UC Davis School of Medicine, where his lab studies stem cells and cancer. He is also a faculty member of the UC Davis Genome Center and leader of the Cancer Stem Cell Initiative at the UCD Comprehensive Cancer Center. He also teaches graduate courses in stem cells and is an instructor for the histology course at UCD School of Medicine. Dr. Knoepfler did his postdoctoral training at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. He received his Ph.D. from UCSD School of Medicine in Molecular Pathology and his B.A. in English Literature from Reed College in Portland, OR. He is a cancer survivor, patient advocate, writer, and is currently the only faculty level academic blogger on stem cell research in the world.