About M. Madan Babu

Dr. Babu is one of the pioneers to establish data science-based approaches to reveal principles of biological systems. He was recruited to St. Jude in 2020 as the Endowed Chair in Biological Data Science in the Department of Structural Biology and Director of the Center of Excellence for Data-Driven Discovery. Dr Babu was awarded the 2019 EMBO Gold Medal for his contributions to the field of computational biology and was elected a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, UK in 2021. He leads a prolific and innovative research team leveraging computational and experimental methods to study biological systems at different scales of complexity. 

M Madan Babu

Meet the Team

Preethi Badrinarayan
  • Preethi Badrinarayan
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Assaf Elazar, PhD
  • Assaf Elazar, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Cristina Guibao, PhD
  • Cristina Guibao, PhD
  • Scientist
Alexander Gunnarsson, PhD
  • Alexander Gunnarsson, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Benjamin Lang, PhD
  • Benjamin Lang, PhD
  • Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Ben Leslie, PhD
  • Ben Leslie, PhD
  • Director of Lab Operations
Duccio Malinverni, PhD
  • Duccio Malinverni, PhD
  • Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
Daniel Estevez Prado, PhD
  • Daniel Estevez Prado, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Balaji Santhanam, PhD
  • Balaji Santhanam, PhD
  • Principal Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Besian I. Sejdiu, PhD
  • Besian I. Sejdiu, PhD
  • Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
Sarah Sherman
  • Sarah Sherman
  • Graduate Student