John Quackenbush, Ph.D.
Dr. John Quackenbush is professor of biostatistics and computational biology, professor of cancer biology, and director of the Center for Cancer Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and professor of computational biology and bioinformatics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Trained as a theoretical physicist, he transitioned to biomedical research through his work on the Human Genome Project. A pioneer in DNA microarray analysis and a world-renowned expert in bioinformatics, his current work involves using cutting-edge genomic technologies and laboratory and computational methods to search for gene targets that might lead to more effective medical treatments for cancer and other diseases. Dr. Quackenbush lives in Dover, Massachusetts.