Researcher Profile

Kenneth D. Irvine, PhD

Full Member, Cancer Metabolism and Growth Program

Member since 2001

Academic Appointment

Professor II of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
School of Arts and Sciences
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator


Research Interests

  • Regulation and coordination of tissue patterning, growth, and morphogenesis during animal development in Drosophila melanogaster
  • Hippo signaling in development and oncogenesis
  • Fat signaling and Planar Cell Polarity

Selected Publications

The content for this Researcher Profile is maintained by Paul Novembre (

precision medicine at Rutgers Cancer Institute


Donate Now



Proud member of
Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium



Rutgers Health