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Christopher Graser

Christopher Graser

Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Chris studied Economics with a focus on Game Theory at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and at the Tinbergen Institute. He currently is a PhD-Candidate at the University of Amsterdam, under the supervision of Prof. van Veelen, where he works on mathematical models for the evolution of prosociality. At DFCI, Chris is interested in mathematically modeling the evolutionary dynamics of cancer initiation. His work looks at how biological structures have evolved to prevent cancer, and how this knowledge can be used to inform treatments.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name Christopher Graser
Nationality German
Address Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
CLS Building
3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115
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2015-2017 Economics (BSc), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
2017-2019 Economics (MPhil), Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam
2018 - present Mathematics (BSc), FernUniversität Hagen, Germany
2019 - present PhD-Candidate in Evolutionary Game Theory, University of Amsterdam
2020 - present Mathematics (MSc), The Open University, UK


2018 Docent in the field of Economics, University of Amsterdam
2021 - present Student, Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute