Sagi Abelson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
MaRS Centre, Suite 510
661 University Ave.
Toronto, ON, M5G 0A3

Phone #: 647-260-7925

Web Site: https://oicr.on.ca/investigators/sagi-abelson/


Bioinformatics, Cancer Genomics


Postdoctoral Fellow:  University Health Network, Toronto
Ph.D./ M.Sc.: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Israel
B.Sc.: Ort Braude, Biotechnology Engineering, Israel

Fields of Interest:

  • Molecular Medicine and Human Genetics

  • Computational and Systems Biology


Research Interests:

We aim to extend our knowledge about the extrinsic selective pressures and cell-intrinsic mechanisms governing clonal dominance and cell transformation in healthy tissues and cancer-prone diseases. Our work focuses on genomics and other quantitative factors to understand the etiology of cancer, to improve progression risk estimations and patient outcome.


Accepting Rotation Students: