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Christopher Loo, Ph.D.

  • Computational Biologist 2, CEDAR, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine


Immunologist | Computational Biologist | Adventurer | Athlete

Chris Loo is a Computational Biologist 2 and is passionate about bridging the gap between computational biology and immunology. He has a keen interest in unraveling the complexities of the early detection of cancer through the power of data analysis. Chris obtained his PhD in Immunology at OHSU in the laboratory of Ann Hill, MD, PhD, studying the T cell response to cytomegalovirus. He also received his MS in Bioinformatics at OHSU working with Reid Thompson, MD, PhD, and Evan Lind, PhD to identify neoepitopes in the BeatAML dataset. Chris will be working primarily with CEDAR scientists Assistant Professor Dr. Joshua Moreau and Senior Scientist Rebekkah Duhen. Previously, he had the privilege of contributing to groundbreaking clinical trial research at UCSF and The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI).

Beyond the lab, Chris likes to hike and explore nature's beauty on every trail. When on flat ground, you'll find Chris whipping up delicious meals in the kitchen for his family or honing his skills on the Ultimate Frisbee field or the Disc Golf course.

Education and training

  • Fellowship

    • National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow



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