Peter Kharchenko
Peter Kharchenko, PhD
Gilbert S. Omenn, MD '65, PhD Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115

Peter Kharchenko received a PhD in biophysics at Harvard University, studying gene regulation and metabolic networks under the advisement of George Church. He then completed a four-year postdoctoral fellowship in computational biology and genomics in the laboratory of Peter Park. He is currently studying the epigenetic mechanisms that regulate the growth and maintenance of normal tissues as well as the disruptions of the epigenetic state that contribute to a variety of disorders.


DBMI Research Areas
DBMI Courses
Rewiring of human neurodevelopmental gene regulatory programs by human accelerated regions.
Authors: Girskis KM, Stergachis AB, DeGennaro EM, Doan RN, Qian X, Johnson MB, Wang PP, Sejourne GM, Nagy MA, Pollina EA, Sousa AMM, Shin T, Kenny CJ, Scotellaro JL, Debo BM, Gonzalez DM, Rento LM, Yeh RC, Song JHT, Beaudin M, Fan J, Kharchenko PV, Sestan N, Greenberg ME, Walsh CA.
Neuron
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Cell segmentation in imaging-based spatial transcriptomics.
Authors: Petukhov V, Xu RJ, Soldatov RA, Cadinu P, Khodosevich K, Moffitt JR, Kharchenko PV.
Nat Biotechnol
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A transcriptomic and epigenomic cell atlas of the mouse primary motor cortex.
Authors: Yao Z, Liu H, Xie F, Fischer S, Adkins RS, Aldridge AI, Ament SA, Bartlett A, Behrens MM, Van den Berge K, Bertagnolli D, de Bézieux HR, Biancalani T, Booeshaghi AS, Bravo HC, Casper T, Colantuoni C, Crabtree J, Creasy H, Crichton K, Crow M, Dee N, Dougherty EL, Doyle WI, Dudoit S, Fang R, Felix V, Fong O, Giglio M, Goldy J, Hawrylycz M, Herb BR, Hertzano R, Hou X, Hu Q, Kancherla J, Kroll M, Lathia K, Li YE, Lucero JD, Luo C, Mahurkar A, McMillen D, Nadaf NM, Nery JR, Nguyen TN, Niu SY, Ntranos V, Orvis J, Osteen JK, Pham T, Pinto-Duarte A, Poirion O, Preissl S, Purdom E, Rimorin C, Risso D, Rivkin AC, Smith K, Street K, Sulc J, Svensson V, Tieu M, Torkelson A, Tung H, Vaishnav ED, Vanderburg CR, van Velthoven C, Wang X, White OR, Huang ZJ, Kharchenko PV, Pachter L, Ngai J, Regev A, Tasic B, Welch JD, Gillis J, Macosko EZ, Ren B, Ecker JR, Zeng H, Mukamel EA.
Nature
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Comparative cellular analysis of motor cortex in human, marmoset and mouse.
Authors: Bakken TE, Jorstad NL, Hu Q, Lake BB, Tian W, Kalmbach BE, Crow M, Hodge RD, Krienen FM, Sorensen SA, Eggermont J, Yao Z, Aevermann BD, Aldridge AI, Bartlett A, Bertagnolli D, Casper T, Castanon RG, Crichton K, Daigle TL, Dalley R, Dee N, Dembrow N, Diep D, Ding SL, Dong W, Fang R, Fischer S, Goldman M, Goldy J, Graybuck LT, Herb BR, Hou X, Kancherla J, Kroll M, Lathia K, van Lew B, Li YE, Liu CS, Liu H, Lucero JD, Mahurkar A, McMillen D, Miller JA, Moussa M, Nery JR, Nicovich PR, Niu SY, Orvis J, Osteen JK, Owen S, Palmer CR, Pham T, Plongthongkum N, Poirion O, Reed NM, Rimorin C, Rivkin A, Romanow WJ, Sedeño-Cortés AE, Siletti K, Somasundaram S, Sulc J, Tieu M, Torkelson A, Tung H, Wang X, Xie F, Yanny AM, Zhang R, Ament SA, Behrens MM, Bravo HC, Chun J, Dobin A, Gillis J, Hertzano R, Hof PR, Höllt T, Horwitz GD, Keene CD, Kharchenko PV, Ko AL, Lelieveldt BP, Luo C, Mukamel EA, Pinto-Duarte A, Preissl S, Regev A, Ren B, Scheuermann RH, Smith K, Spain WJ, White OR, Koch C, Hawrylycz M, Tasic B, Macosko EZ, McCarroll SA, Ting JT, Zeng H, Zhang K, Feng G, Ecker JR, Linnarsson S, Lein ES.
Nature
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Diversity of developing peripheral glia revealed by single-cell RNA sequencing.
Authors: Tasdemir-Yilmaz OE, Druckenbrod NR, Olukoya OO, Dong W, Yung AR, Bastille I, Pazyra-Murphy MF, Sitko AA, Hale EB, Vigneau S, Gimelbrant AA, Kharchenko PV, Goodrich LV, Segal RA.
Dev Cell
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Single-nuclei transcriptomes from human adrenal gland reveal distinct cellular identities of low and high-risk neuroblastoma tumors.
Authors: Bedoya-Reina OC, Li W, Arceo M, Plescher M, Bullova P, Pui H, Kaucka M, Kharchenko P, Martinsson T, Holmberg J, Adameyko I, Deng Q, Larsson C, Juhlin CC, Kogner P, Schlisio S.
Nat Commun
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Population sequencing data reveal a compendium of mutational processes in the human germ line.
Authors: Seplyarskiy VB, Soldatov RA, Koch E, McGinty RJ, Goldmann JM, Hernandez RD, Barnes K, Correa A, Burchard EG, Ellinor PT, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Vasan RS, Redline S, Silverman E, Weiss ST, Arnett DK, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, He J, Montgomery C, Rao DC, Rotter JI, Taylor KD, Brody JA, Chen YI, de Las Fuentes L, Hwu CM, Rich SS, Manichaikul AW, Mychaleckyj JC, Palmer ND, Smith JA, Kardia SLR, Peyser PA, Bielak LF, O'Connor TD, Emery LS, Gilissen C, Wong WSW, Kharchenko PV, Sunyaev S.
Science
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RNA velocity-current challenges and future perspectives.
Authors: Bergen V, Soldatov RA, Kharchenko PV, Theis FJ.
Mol Syst Biol
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Publisher Correction: The triumphs and limitations of computational methods for scRNA-seq.
Authors: Kharchenko PV.
Nat Methods
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The triumphs and limitations of computational methods for scRNA-seq.
Authors: Kharchenko PV.
Nat Methods
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