Data Science Insitute
Center for Computational Molecular Biology

Max Leiserson

Graduated in 2016


Former Member of the Raphael Lab


THESIS: Methods for Identifying Combinations of Driver Mutations in Cancer

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Congratulations to Dr. Max Leiserson, Ph.D. on successfully defending his thesis and becoming the first Ph.D. to complete the program in Computational Biology at the Center. We are proud to have you as our first awarded Doctorate and wish you all the best in your future endeavors. 
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Algorithms find genetic cancer networks

CCMB Ph.D. students Hsin-Ta Wu and Max Leiserson, working in Ben Raphael's group, use powerful algorithms to assemble the most complete genetic profile yet of acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer, in collaboration with researchers at Washington University in St., Louis and The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA).
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