The School of Arts and Sciences
Full Name: Joshua Mason
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Missouri Southern State University; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.
Josh completed his undergraduate studies in biochemistry at Missouri Southern State University, where he was an Honor's Program graduate and graduated summa cum laude. He is now completing his doctoral studies in biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame. Josh is a cancer cell biologist specializing in how cancer cells survive whenever they are not attached to the extracellular matrix, which occurs at each step of metastasis. He also has previous experience working on nanoparticle development for chemotherapies and elucidating immune-cancer cell interactions. Josh is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outside, and exploring new events/areas.