Samir B Amin, MBBS, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

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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Farmington, CT




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    @jim_havrilla Thanks and glad you find it resourceful. There are several parts (scoring, resubmission, when to talk to SRP vs. PO, etc.) I still need to edit some point soon. Good luck with submission and feel free to reach out if you've more questions.
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    RT @roelverhaak: The second report on analysis of glioma longitudinal analysis (GLASS) datasets is now available. Led by @fsvarn, we report…
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    @erictdawson @vsbuffalo @johnny_israeli quite interesting and powerful
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    β€œYou must be the change you want to see in the world.” Compliance to basic safety is critical at this time and wish Hon. PM can set a better example, including praying at the home.
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Dr. Amin received his Ph.D. in cancer computational biology from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX in 01/2017. His thesis work was carried out at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, and was focused on understanding long non-coding RNA interactions in the context of chromatin organization using integrated analyses of publicly available expression, epigenomic and chromatin interaction data. Before completing Ph.D., Dr. Amin received research training (2008-2011) in computational biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA where he worked on the assessment of gene expression profiling as predictive biomarker in multiple myeloma. Previously, Dr. Amin received his first professional degree in medicine, MBBS from the Medical College of Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India in 2005.

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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