James Galagan

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Microbiology, College of Engineering

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., University of California, Davis
24 Cummington St, LSEB #1002
(617) 358-0695

James Galagan is an associate professor of biomedical engineering and microbiology at Boston University. He is also associate director of systems biology at National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory and associate director of microbial gnome analysis at Broad Institute. Galagan received his B.S. in Computer and Electrical Engineering at University of California at Davis and Ph.D. in computational neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Galagan’s research interests include systems biology, infectious diseases, tuberculosis, computational biology, genomics and microbiology. His current research is focused on systems biology of microbial organisms, specifically Mycobacterium tuberculosis–the causative agent of tuberculosis–and the fungus Neurospora crassa.  The Galagan Lab is an interdisciplinary group that combines computational biology, genomics, and experimental lab work.

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