Janice Spence, Ph.D.

Janice Spence, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Spence is working with Dr. Richard Burack, Director of Hematopathology, in studying the mechanisms involved in lymphomagenesis and lymphoma transformation. The focus of the research is to identify mechanisms directly relevant to human disease.

As an adjunct faculty member, Dr. Spence has developed and taught introductory and upper level microbiology courses at SUNY Brockport, Rochester Institute of Technology, and St. John Fisher College.

Awards & Honors (National)

American Society for Microbiology Student Travel Grant 1995

Awards & Honors (Local)

University of Rochester Medical Center Developmental Grant 2005
Melvin A. Hare Award for Excellence in Research 2001
Melvin A. Hare Award for Excellence in Teaching 1995

Current Appointments

Research Assistant Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Microbiology | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2001
MS | Clinical Laboratory Science | Michigan State Univ1981
BS | Medical Technology | Michigan State Univ1976

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology, University of Rochester Medical Center 2007