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Thomas "Ollie" McDonald

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Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Ollie studied mathematics at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He then went to Rice University to work on his PhD in Statistics in Houston, Texas under Prof. Marek Kimmel. During his time at Rice, Ollie spent a summer as a PhD student intern in the Modeling and Simulation Group of Novartis Pharma AG in Basel, Switzerland working on Bayesian Dose-Response Models for adverse effects. His main research interests focus around branching processes and their applications to tumor evolution and clonal heterogeneity in cancers.

 

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name Thomas "Ollie" McDonald
Nationality American
Address Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
CLS Building
3 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115
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Education

2005-2009 Bachelor of Arts, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
2009-2015 PhD, Rice University, San Antonio, Texas

Scientific Career

2009-2013 Research Assistant, Rice University, San Antonio, Texas
2010 PhD Student Intern, Novartis Phrama AG, Basel, Switzerland
2015- Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Teaching

2014 Student Lecturer of Statistics for Bioengineering, Rice University, San Antonio, Texas
2014-2015 Student Lecturer of Intro to Biostatistics, Rice University, San Antonio, Texas