About Aseem Ansari

Dr. Aseem Ansari is guiding St. Jude forward as a leader in the field of transcription-targeted therapeutics. His distinguished research achievements are complemented by a passion for collaboration and innovative training; he has founded several successful STEM training programs and created new forums for scientific exchange within, and beyond, the St. Jude community. From his graduate work at the interface of chemistry and biology at Northwestern to his postdoctoral training in gene regulation at Harvard and MIT, to his lauded faculty role at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Dr. Ansari continues to broaden the boundaries of discovery in his role as Chair of the Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics.

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Meet the Team

Anushree Achari, PhD
  • Anushree Achari, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Eric Bonten, PhD
  • Eric Bonten, PhD
  • Senior Scientist
Chris Brandon
  • Chris Brandon
  • Researcher
Preeti Dabas, PhD
  • Preeti Dabas, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Adithi Danda, PhD
  • Adithi Danda, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Caitlin Deane, PhD
  • Caitlin Deane, PhD
  • Science Research Writer
Suresh Kandikonda, PhD
  • Suresh Kandikonda, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Jindpreet Kandola
  • Jindpreet Kandola
  • Temporary-Non Exempt Research & Clinical
Mangesh Kaulage, PhD
  • Mangesh Kaulage, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ryan Kempen
  • Ryan Kempen
  • Researcher
Walter Lang
  • Walter Lang
  • Scientist
Shea Mercer
  • Shea Mercer
  • Research Program Coordinator
Sharnise Mitchell, PhD
  • Sharnise Mitchell, PhD
  • Research Program Manager
Ashraf Mohammed, PhD
  • Ashraf Mohammed, PhD
  • Scientist
Steven Phillips, PhD
  • Steven Phillips, PhD
  • Scientist
Sarah Robinson-Thiewes, PhD
  • Sarah Robinson-Thiewes, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Kumari Sweta, PhD
  • Kumari Sweta, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate