Peter is the Hunter Professor and Chairman of the Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Professor of Genetics at Yale. He leads a highly productive program in cancer research, with more than 160 publications and consistent NIH funding for more than 25 years. A primary thrust of his lab has been elucidating the regulation of DNA repair in cancer and developing novel agents to exploit DNA repair pathways for cancer therapy. Peter received a BA in Chemistry from Harvard, an MS in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford, and an MD and PhD in Genetics from Yale. He has received awards from the Radiation Research Society, the American Society for Photobiology, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Peter was elected to the Association of American Physicians in 2014.