ISCB Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist Award Keynote
Mark GersteinAlbert L Williams, Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Professor of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, of Computer Science, and of Statistics & Data Science
Introduced by: Lim Soon Wong, Conference Co-chair, National University of Singapore
Time: Thursday, July 27, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room: Lumière Auditorium
After graduating from Harvard with an AB in physics in 1989, Prof. Mark Gerstein earned a doctorate in theoretical chemistry and biophysics from Cambridge in 1993. He did postdoctoral research at Stanford and then came to Yale in 1997 as an assistant professor. In 2003 he became co-director of the Yale Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Program. Prof. Gerstein has published appreciably, with >600 publications, including several in prominent venues, such as Science and Nature. His research is focused on biomedical data science, and he is particularly interested in machine learning, macromolecular simulation, human-genome annotation, disease genomics, and biomedical privacy.