Dr. Marcus L. Ware attended Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi, where he majored in chemistry and graduated with a B.S. in 1993. After college, he attended Harvard Medical School and was a student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program (HST) and the MD/PhD Program. Dr. Ware completed his thesis work in the laboratory of Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD, studying molecular events in the development of the brain. After graduating in 2000, he trained as a resident in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. As a resident, he became interested in genes required for brain tumor formation. In 2004, he obtained a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health under the mentorship of Burt Feuerstein, M.D., Ph.D., and studied genetic aberrations in gliomas.
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