Previously Strasser was the Director of Alliances and Data Strategy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She led a team to strategically support data-intensive research at Fred Hutch through internal and external partnerships, community building, infrastructure development, and new initiatives designed to facilitate data science. She was also a Program Officer for the Data-Driven Discovery Initiative, an effort within the Moore Foundation’s Science Program focused on promoting academic data science.
Ms. Strasser holds a B.A. in Marine Science and a Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from the MIT/WHOI Joint Program.