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Josh L. Andersen

principal investigator

Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602


 Josh Andersen is head of the Fritz B. Burns Cancer Research Laboratory. He received his undergraduate degree in Plant Genetics at BYU, a Ph.D. in Molecular Virology at University of Utah and was an NIH and American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow and assistant professor at Duke University. His postdoctoral training focused on biochemical, molecular and proteomics approaches to dissect the mechanisms of cell survival and proliferation. He started his lab at BYU in January of 2013. When not in the lab, he enjoys Utah’s mountains and desert with his wife and three children. 
BS, Brigham Young University (1997-2001)
Ph.D., University of Utah (2001-2006)
NIH and American Cancer Society Fellow, Duke University (2006-2011)
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University (2011-2012)