Asoke Mal, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Cell Stress Biology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Areas of Expertise: 
Skeletal muscle differentiation
Pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Epigenetics and Biochemistry


Asoke K. Mal, PhD, joined the faculty of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2008 as an Assistant Professor of Oncology in the Department of Cellular Stress Biology.  In addition to his research activities, Dr. Mal also serves as a Co-Chair of the Pediatric Translational Research Group (TRG) at Roswell Park.

Dr. Mal came to Roswell Park from the Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, where he was a faculty member in the Department of Molecular Genetics. He earned his doctoral degree in 1993 in Biochemistry from University of Calcutta, India. Dr. Mal has authored or co-authored several journal publications, and he is a member of the American Association of Cancer Research and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Education and Training: 
PhD, Biochemistry. University of Calcutta, India 1993
BS, University of Calcutta, India,1985