Elvin Wagenblast

Elvin Wagenblast, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology

Research Topics:

Blood, Cancer Genetics, Leukemia, Stem Cells

Elvin Wagenblast is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Oncological Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. He is a member of the Black Family Stem Cell Institute, the Tisch Cancer Institute and the Mindich Child Health & Development Institute. Elvin Wagenblast obtained his PhD at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York with Dr. Greg Hannon. He subsequently completed his postdoctoral studies at Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto with Dr. John Dick. He studies childhood leukemia using CRISPR-based genome editing approaches.

Lab Website: Wagenblast Lab

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Cancer Biology [CAB], Development Regeneration and Stem Cells [DRS], Neuroscience [NEU]


BSc, Heidelberg University, Germany

PhD, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Postdoctoral, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Canada