Katie Blise (she/her)

  • PhD candidate, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program, School of Medicine
  • Computational Biology Program, School of Medicine


Research interests: single-cell spatial analyses of the tumor-immune microenvironment, computational precision oncology, machine learning

Education and training

    • B.A., 2015, Carleton College
  • Fellowship

    • T32 Predoctoral Fellow: Integrated Training in Quantitative and Experimental Cancer Systems Biology (2021-present)

Honors and awards

  • ARCS Scholar (2018-2021)


Selected publications

  • Blise KE, Sivagnanam S, Banik GL, Coussens LM, Goecks J. Single-cell spatial architectures associated with clinical outcome in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. NPJ Precis Oncol. 2022 Feb 25;6(1):10. doi: 10.1038/s41698-022-00253-z. PMID: 35217711; PMCID: PMC8881577.
  • Blise K, Cvitkovic MW, Gibbs NJ, Roberts SF, Whitaker RM, Hofmeister GE, Kohen D. A Theoretical Mechanistic Study of the Asymmetric Desymmetrization of a Cyclic meso-Anhydride by a Bifunctional Quinine Sulfonamide Organocatalyst. J Org Chem. 2017 Feb 3;82(3):1347-1355. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02320. Epub 2017 Jan 12. PMID: 27957844.


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