Barak Cohen, PhD

Barak Cohen, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Genetics, Alvin Goldfarb Professor of Computational Biology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

I am interested in how signaling through Sonic Hedgehog is disrupted in Medulloblastomas. In particular, I aim to decipher how the cis-regulatory output of the SHH pathway is altered in Medulloblastomas that carry mutations in different parts of the pathway.


  • 1998: PhD, genetics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts


  • 1998 - 2001: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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