Samir Amin

Samir B Amin, MBBS, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Farmington, CT

Working in the comparative genomics field to study spontaneous development of canine and human glioma with emphasis on characterizing evolutionarily constrained (epi)genetic elements and the tissue context during oncogenesis.

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Education and experience


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) 11/1998-03/2005 Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat India
  • Ph.D. 08/2011-01/2017 Cancer Computational Biology, Graduate Program in Structural and Computational Biology & Molecular Biophysics (SCBMB), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


  • Postdoctoral fellow 2017-Present Verhaak Lab at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT
  • Graduate Student 2011-2016 Baylor College of Medicine and the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Research fellow 2008-2011 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Resident physician 2006-2007 Bhailal Amin General Hospital, Vadodara, GJ, India

Honors and accomplishments

AACR Annual Meeting Scholar-in-Training Award
2018 American Brain Tumor Association, Chicago, IL

Prof. John J. Trentin Award for Scholastic Excellence
2012 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX