Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Division of Basic Sciences
Director, CPRIT Single Cell Genomics Center
Co-Director, Advanced Technology Genomics Core, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,
For his seminal contributions to the understanding of genome evolution and intratumor heterogeneity in breast cancer and for his invention of single-cell DNA sequencing, which has impacted many diverse fields of biology and biomedicine and has directly contributed to the establishment of the single cell genomics field.
The AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Cancer Research was established by the AACR to recognize an early-career investigator for meritorious achievements in basic cancer research. The award is intended to recognize an individual who has not yet reached 46 years of age at the time of their award presentation. To learn more, please visit the press release.