Melinda L. Angus-Hill, PhD

Research Interests

  • Mouse Models of Cancer
  • Genetics Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Genes, APC
  • Wnt/Beta-Catenin
  • Metastasis
  • Tcf/Lef


Lab Website


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor, Oncological Sciences - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Gastroenterology
  • Cancer Center Programs: Nuclear Control of Cell Growth & Differentiation

Academic Office Information

  • Huntsman Cancer Institute
    2000 Circle of Hope
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Melinda Angus-Hill, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Oncological Sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute investigator, and a member of the Nuclear Control of Cell Growth and Differentiation Program.Angus-Hill is currently principal investigator of a National Cancer Institute Mentored Career Development Award, "Mouse Models of Sporadic Colorectal Cancer." Previously, she was a research associate in the Department of Human Genetics working in the laboratory of Nobel Prize Laureate Mario Capecchi, PhD, where she co-led research in molecular and clinical approaches to colon cancer precursors.Angus-Hill received a bachelor's degree in biology from Westminster College in Salt Lake City and a PhD in oncological sciences from the University of Utah.

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Oncological Sciences
Undergraduate Westminster College
Honors Biology