Get to know the individuals leading the Convergence Institute Mission.

Elana Judith Fertig, Ph.D.

Division Director of Oncology Quantitative Sciences
Professor of Oncology, Biomedical Engineering,
Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Co-Director, Convergence Institute


Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D.

Deputy Director,
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Professor of Oncology
Co-Director, Convergence Institute


Assistant Directors

Robert Anders, MD, PhD

Tumor Microenvironment Lab

Associate Professor of Pathology

Nilofer Azad, MD

Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics

Professor of Oncology

Andrew Ewald, PhD

Department of Cell Biology

Professor of Cell Biology

Won Jin Ho, MD

Mass Cytometry Facility

Assistant Professor of Oncology

Daniel Laheru, MD

Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer Clinical Research and Patient Care

Professor of Oncology

Genevieve Stein-O’Brien, PhD

Assistant Director,
Johns Hopkins Single Cell Consortium

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Ravi Varadhan, Ph.D.

Professor of Oncology

Advisory Board

Associate Director, Convergence Institute


Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian, MD, PhD

Experimental and Computational Genomics Core

Professor of Oncology