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Brian Hie

Cohort
2021

Brian Hie is interested in using technology to understand interactions between pathogens and their host organisms. As a doctoral student in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, he developed novel applications of machine learning to biology and achieved important insights into viral mutation, and he is first author of papers appearing in venues such as Science and Nature Biotechnology. Brian has worked as a software engineer for Google X, Salesforce, and Illumina and holds three patents.  He currently holds a joint appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Data Science and Chemical Engineering at Stanford.

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