RCP alumnus receives NIH New Innovator Award

Posted: November 8th, 2017

Evan Macosko ('14) was named an NIH New Innovator 2017 based on his novel technique, DropSeq

Evan Macosko, M.D., Ph.D.

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital Project Title: Slide-Seq: High-Resolution In Situ Expression Profiling for Neuropathology Grant ID: DP2-AG-058488 Evan Macosko is a principal investigator in the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad institute, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on developing and leveraging new technologies in genomics to characterize pathophysiological mechanisms in neuropsychiatric diseases. As a postdoc in Steven McCarroll’s lab at Harvard Medical School, he developed a new method, Drop-seq, for performing highly parallel gene expression analysis of single cells from complex neural tissues. He completed a psychiatry residency at MGH and McLean Hospital, and is currently an attending psychiatrist at MGH. He holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Genetics from Rockefeller University, and an M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College. https://commonfund.nih.gov/newinnovator/awardrecipients

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