Trachette Jackson
Published January 5, 2015
Updated April 15, 2021

Trachette L. Jackson is professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan. Her research is in mathematical oncology — developing mathematical approaches that address how tumors progress and how to target them with drugs at the molecular level. She and her colleagues have developed several mathematical models of cancer stem cell-driven tumor growth.

Jackson has been honored with the Alfred P. Sloan Research Award in Mathematics, the James S. McDonnell 21st Century Scientist Award, and the Blackwell-Tapia Prize.

Expertise: Applied mathematics, mathematical oncology, cancer research, cancer modeling, targeted therapeutics, molecular biology

Location: Ann Arbor, Mich.

Phone: (734) 764-8537


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