Christopher E. Mason

Associate Professor/WorldQuant Foundation Research Scholar
Physiology and Biophysics/Feil Family Brain and Mind Institute/Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

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Patricia Kuharic

Contact Information

Y-13.04 1305 York Avenue
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY 10021
p: (646) 962-5643

Christopher E. Mason

Associate Professor/WorldQuant Foundation Research Scholar
Physiology and Biophysics/Feil Family Brain and Mind Institute/Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Weill Cornell Medicine

Expertise

Systems biology; functional genomics; epitranscriptome; epigenome; transcriptome; metagenome

Current Research Interest

New biochemical and computational methods in functional genomics; novel techniques in next-generation sequencing; algorithms for tumor evolution, genome evolution, DNA and RNA modifications; algorithms for genome/epigenome engineering; international standards for clinical-quality genome measurements/editing; integrated molecular portraits of genomes, epigenomes, transcriptomes, and metagenomes for NASA astronauts to establish the molecular foundations and genetic defenses for enabling long-term human space travel

Distinction

National Institutes of Health Transformative R01 Award
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Group Achievement Award
Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance Young Investigator Award
Hirschl-Weill-Caulier Career Scientist Award
Vallee Foundation and WorldQuant Foundation Scholar Award
Center for Disease Control and Prevention Honor Award for Standardization of Clinical Testing

Selected Publications

Li, Sheng, Francine E. Garrett-Bakelman, Stephen S. Chung, Mathijs A. Sanders, Todd Hricik, Franck Rapaport, Jay Patel, Richard Dillon, Priyanka Vijay, Anna L. Brown, Alexander E. Perl, Joy Cannon, Lars Bullinger, Selina Luger, Michael Becker, Ian D. Lewis, Luen Bik To, Ruud Delwel, Bob Löwenberg, Hartmut Döhner, Konstanze Döhner, Monica L. Guzman, Duane C. Hassane, Gail J. Roboz, David Grimwade, Peter J.M. Valk, Richard J. D’Andrea, Martin Carroll, Christopher Y. Park, Donna Neuberg, Ross Levine, Ari M. Melnick, and Christopher E. Mason. “Distinct Evolution and Dynamics of Epigenetic and Genetic Heterogeneity in Acute Myeloid Leukemia.” Nature Medicine 22, no. 7 (2016): 792-799.

Afshinnekoo, Ebrahim, Cem Meydan, Shanin Chowdhury, Dyala Jaroudi, Collin Boyer, Nick Bernstein, Julia M. Maritz, Darryl Reeves, Jorge Gandara, Sagar Chhangawala, Sofia Ahsanuddin, Amber Simmons, Timothy Nessel, Bharathi Sundaresh, Elizabeth Pereira, Ellen Jorgensen, Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, Nell Kirchberger, Isaac Garcia, David Gandara, Sean Dhanraj, Tanzina Nawrin, Yogesh Saletore, Noah Alexander, Priyanka Vijay, Elizabeth M. Hénaff, Paul Zumbo, Michael Walsh, Gregory D. O’Mullan, Scott Tighe, Joel T. Dudley, Anya Dunaif, Sean Ennis, Eoghan O’Halloran, Tiago R. Magalhaes, Braden Boone, Angela L. Jones, Theodore R. Muth, Katie Schneider Paolantonio, Elizabeth Alter, Eric E. Schadt, Jeanne Garbarino, Robert J. Prill, Jane M. Carlton, Shawn Levy, and Christopher E. Mason.  “Geospatial Resolution of Human and Bacterial Diversity from City-Scale Metagenomics.”  Cell Systems 1, no. 1 (2015): 72-87.

Cornell Research Article

Strengthening the Human Genome