Martin Morgan, PhD

Member (Clinical Research)
Director, R/Bioconductor Project
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Professor of Oncology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Research Professor, Biostatistics
State University of New York at Buffalo
Special Interests: 
Statistical methods in computational biology
Analysis and comprehension of ‘next generation’ high-throughput sequence data
Integrative analysis of large-scale multiple ‘omics data sets
Inference of single-cell evolutionary processes in cancer development


Dr. Morgan earned his undergraduate and Master's degrees in Botany at the University of Toronto. Dr. Morgan's PhD studies at the University of Chicago involved the evolutionary consequences of frequency-dependent selection, and of multilocus deleterious mutation.

Dr. Morgan spent 10 years as an Assistant and then Associate Professor at Washington State University, before joining the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2005. At the Hutch, Dr. Morgan worked on the Bioconductor project for the analysis and comprehension of high-throughput genomic data; he has led Bioconductor since 2008. Dr. Morgan recently moved to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY, where the Bioconductor project is now based.


Education and Training: 
1993 - PhD - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1988 - Master's - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON