Jessie Brown, PhD

Jessie Brown, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Columbia University Medical Center         
New York

Dr. Jessie Brown was born in Tucson, Arizona, where she attended the University of Arizona for her undergraduate studies. She then moved to NYC and attended graduate school at New York University and completed her PhD thesis on quiescence and chemoresistance in squamous carcinomas in the laboratory of Dr. Markus Schober at the Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Today, she works in the lab of Dr. Adolfo Ferrando at Columbia University in the Institute for Cancer Genetics as the Candy and William Raveis Fellow of the Damon Runyon-Sohn Foundation Pediatric Cancer Award on therapeutic resistance in relapsed pediatric leukemias.