Andrew Thrasher

Andrew Thrasher

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Andrew Thrasher received his undergraduate degree from Anderson University and Master of Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining NCICS, Andrew was a Senior Software Engineer with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital where he developed software to facilitate the high throughput analysis of genomic sequencing data, enabling  the hospital to provide a clinical genomics service. His research and professional activities have focused on designing and building scalable software solutions to enable analysis of scientific data.

Dr. Thrasher joined NCICS as a Research Scholar on February 26th, 2018.


Rusch, M., J. Nakitandwe, S. Shurtleff, S. Newman, Z. Zhang, M. N. Edmonson, M. Parker, Y. Jiao, X. Ma, Y. Liu, J. Gu, M. F. Walsh, J. Becksfort, A. Thrasher, Y. Li, J. McMurry, E. Hedlund, A. Patel, J. Easton, D. Yergeau, B. Vadodaria, R. G. Tatevossian, S. Raimondi, D. Hedges, X. Chen, K. Hagiwara, R. McGee, G. W. Robinson, J. M. Klco, T. A. Gruber, D. W. Ellison, J. R. Downing, and J. Zhang, 2018: Clinical cancer genomic profiling by three-platform sequencing of whole genome, whole exome and transcriptome. Nature Communications, 9, 3962.