Disciplines: Biology and Medicine
Jesse Lyons is a senior scientist at Torque Therapeutics, where he develops immunotherapies to treat cancer. He previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Systems Biology at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital, using computational approaches to understand the interactions between the immune system, gut bacteria, and epithelium in mouse models of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Jesse received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and Cancer Biology from the University of California San Francisco, where he studied the connections between red hair, the cell cycle, and melanoma. He also received a B.S. in Biochemistry from Columbia University.