Andrew Nelson, MD, PhD

"There and Back Again: A Molecular Pathologist’s Perspective on Developing NGS-based Clinical Oncology Diagnostics"


January 5, 2018 | 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. | 5-125 Moos Tower

Andrew Nelson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota. He is an anatomic and molecular genetic pathologist and a member of the Division of Molecular Pathology and Genomics. He earned his doctoral degree in cancer biology and experimental pathology with a focus on cell signaling mechanisms that regulate the function of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in breast and ovarian cancer. As a member of the Masonic Cancer Center, he collaborates with colleagues in both clinical and basic research projects involving solid tumor molecular diagnostics.