Mgavi  Elombe Brathwaite, MSc.

Mgavi Elombe Brathwaite, MSc.

Program Manager and Academic Adviser for Bioinformatics

Graduate Center For Professional Studies


I have over twenty years experience is in Sequence Analysis working at DNAStar, the Columbia Univ. Genome Center, the IBM Watson Center for Computational Biology, the National Institutes of Health-National Institute on Aging, and  Regeneron.  I joined the Polytechnic School of Engineering at NYU to serve as the program manager and academic adviser of the Masters in Bioinformatics program. I also lecture on scripting languages and  Next Generation Sequence Analysis.

My focus is on using scripting and statistical languages along with algorithms to mine large genomic data sets.

I have a BS in Chemistry from Lincoln University, an MS in Plant Biotechnology from Tuskegee University.