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MetaSUB Research Information Session

Dr. Christopher Mason completed his dual B.S. in Genetics and Biochemistry (2001) from University of Wisconsin-Madison, his Ph.D. in Genetics (2006) from Yale University, and then completed post-doctoral training in clinical genetics (2009) at Yale Medical School while jointly a post-doctoral Fellow of Genomics, Ethics, and Law at Yale Law School (2009). He is currently an Associate Professor at Weill Cornell Medicine, with appointments at the Tri-Institutional Program in Computational Biology and Medicine between Cornell, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University, the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, and the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute. Ebrahim Afshinnekoo is a second year medical student at New York Medical College and a Medical Student Research Fellow in the Mason Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine. He has directed the metagenomics projects in Dr. Mason’s laboratory over the last three years, most notably leading the PathoMap project. Ebrahim co-founded the MetaSUB International Consortium with Dr. Mason in 2015 and now serves as the Director of Metagenomics. He is very passionate about educational and community outreach, leading and designing many workshops and curricula on the subject of the microbiome, metagenomics, and bioinformatics analyses. Ebrahim’s research interests focus on the translation of metagenomics approaches to the clinical arena.

When Apr 10, 2019
from 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Speaker Christopher Mason, Ph.D
Speaker Information Weill Cornell Medicine
Where Hunter West 404
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