Jeremy Chase Crawford

Principal Scientist, Director of Immunoinformatics
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Dr. Jeremy Chase Crawford is a Principal Bioinformatics Research Scientist and the Director of Immunoinformatics in the Department of Immunology and the Center for Translational Immunology and Immunotherapy (CETI2) at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He received a B.S. from Duke University in 2008, and in 2016 he received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was a Chancellor’s Fellow and a National Science Foundation pre-doctoral fellow. Dr. Crawford’s work spans the fields of organismal and evolutionary biology, genomics, and computational biology with an emphasis on integrating bleeding-edge technologies to elucidate both the proximate and ultimate mechanisms underlying biological function, particularly in the context of immune responses to infection and cancer. Dr. Crawford has co-authored numerous papers in premier journals such as Cell and Nature and has been the recipient of dozens of awards throughout his academic career, including the Elmer C. Birney Award from the American Society of Mammalogists and Staff Scientist of the Year from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.