Principal Investigator

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E. Alice Lee, PhD

Principal Investigator

Alice is a Principal Investigator in the Division of Genetics and Genomics at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS). She is also an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and a faculty member of the Harvard Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) PhD Program. She runs a research program focusing on repetitive DNA, particularly transposable elements, and somatic mutations  in human diseases using cutting-edge genomic technologies, envisioning the translation of her scientific discoveries into improved healthcare outcomes. She won an NIH K01 Award for work on somatic mutations in neurodegenerative disorders, and serves on the Editorial Board of MobileDNA, a journal dedicated to transposable elements.... Read more about E. Alice Lee, PhD