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An Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine, Dr. Loren Gragert received his PhD in Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology from the University of Minnesota in 2014. He was a bioinformatics scientist at National Marrow Donor Program / Be The Match for 12 years before joining Tulane. His research focuses on understanding the role of immune gene polymorphisms in transplantation, cancer, and autoimmune diseases. He will be working with colleagues from Wisconsin and Israel on a population genetics project to improve donor-recipient compatibility for bone marrow transplantation.
“I will come out of this week with a lot of momentum that will carry me through the year.” – Loren Gragert