JEFF Kiefer, PhD

Dr. Kiefer is an accomplished scientist spanning the intersection of cancer biology and genomic technologies.  Prior to joining Systems Oncology, he spent 14 years at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) beginning as a postdoctoral researcher and progressing to the level of Research Associate Investigator.  During his time at TGen, he was deeply embedded in numerous major research initiatives involving internal programs and collaborations with industry partners.  His multidisciplinary research talents in the areas of cancer biology, systems biology, informatics, and knowledge mining were leveraged to support investigators across the institute and across therapeutic areas.  Dr. Kiefer was instrumental in developing interpretation systems, rules and methods for the development of devices to enable multiple precision medicine initiatives involving interactions with the FDA.

Dr. Kiefer received his PhD from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.