NCI Microbiome Working Group Quarterly Meetings (Speaker Bio)

Speaker Bio

Dr. Emily Vogtmann received her B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology and B.A. in Spanish from Michigan State University, East Lansing, in 2005. She went on to receive an M.P.H. in international health epidemiology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2009, where she investigated human papillomavirus and cervical cancer awareness and mortality trends in Mexico. Dr. Vogtmann completed a Ph.D. in epidemiology in 2013 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her dissertation focused on cruciferous vegetable intake, GST polymorphisms, and colorectal cancer among men in Shanghai, China, completed in collaboration with the Shanghai Cancer Institute and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Vogtmann joined DCEG as a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch in August 2013 and was promoted to research fellow in June 2016. She was appointed to the position of Earl Stadtman Investigator in 2018. Dr. Vogtmann’s research focuses on: the association between the human microbiome and cancer risk; and evaluation of methods for collection, storage, and processing of samples and data for study of the human microbiome.