Allegra Petti, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor in the Departments of Neurological Surgery, Medicine, and Genetics; member of the Brain Tumor Research Center.

PhD, Genetics, Harvard Medical School
BA, Biology, Rice University

Saad Khan, PhD

Bioinformatics Scientist

Saad received a PhD in from University of Missouri in 2019. His current focus is on the analysis of scRNA-seq, WGS, and exome data, and on bioinformatic methods development.

Jennifer Foltz, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jennifer is a postdoctoral fellow based in the Fehniger lab. She is using scRNAseq to study the role of NK cells and NK cell-based therapies in lymphoma.


We work closely with several groups of faculty, postdocs, bioinformaticians, and clinicians. Key collaborators include:

Brain tumors: Albert Kim, Gavin Dunn, Tanner Johanns

Hematologic malignancies: Tim Ley, Todd Fehniger, Chris Miller

Join Us!

Postdocs, graduate students, and staff scientists are wanted for single-cell studies of glioblastoma and other brain tumors! We have opportunities for both computational biologists and experimentalists. Please email for details.