The Joao Xavier Lab

We combine computation and experiment to investigate how cells interact with each other to produce complex cell group behaviors.

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Joao Xavier, PhD

Joao Xavier, PhD

Member, Computational & Systems Biology Program


Research Focus

Systems biologist Joao Xavier combines experimental and computational approaches to study diverse problems relevant to cancer: how the microbiome influences cancer and cancer treatment, how cancer cells metastasize, and how metabolic fluxes command the behavior of living cells.


PhD, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

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