Whitney Leet, Ph.D.

Whitney Leet, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute


Whitney Leet received her PhD from Emory University in nutrition examining the epigenetic mechanisms associated with diet and obesity. In the Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, she is studying viral exposures as early biomarkers of liver cancer and whether these viral exposures are influencing transcriptional regulation of oncogenes. In her free time, she is chasing her two kids and spending time outdoors as much as possible.

Areas of Expertise

Cancer Biology