About Brian Abraham, PhD

Dr. Brian Abraham received his PhD from the National Institutes of Health/Boston University Graduate Partnership Program in Bioinformatics before pursuing his postdoctoral training at the Whitehead Institute under the mentorship of Dr. Richard A. Young. He joined St. Jude as an Assistant Member in 2019, where he runs a research program focused on understanding how cells interpret the instructions in DNA to contribute to development and disease. Dr. Abraham is a co-investigator in the St. Jude Collaborative Research Consortium on 3D Genomics of Pediatric Cancer alongside other St. Jude faculty, and collaborators from Dana Farber and the Whitehead Institute. In addition to his scientific training, Dr. Abraham has a rich history in science writing and teaching. He is the Course Director of Computational Biology, for the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a member of the Cancer Center’s Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program. He received his undergraduate degrees from Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Meet the Team

Modupe Adetunji, PhD
  • Modupe Adetunji, PhD
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Jie Lu
  • Jie Lu
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Kelsey Maher, PhD
  • Kelsey Maher, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Alaguraj Veluchamy
  • Alaguraj Veluchamy
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Yang Zhang, PhD
  • Yang Zhang, PhD
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
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