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Head of global research and development at Life Technologies
Managing director, the Foundry Group
Founder and Managing Partner, Frazier Healthcare Ventures
Professor, Michigan State University
President & CEO, Indiana Biosciences Research Institute
Senior health advisor for Esri
CEO of Project Foundry
December 5, 2018 · San Francisco
December 18, 2018 · New York
May 29, 2019 · San Diego
Nathaniel Pearson is Principal Genome Scientist at Ingenuity Systems,
where he and his colleagues build and apply tools that smartly interpret
human genomes, in order to help researchers understand disease, drug
response, and other phenotypes. Through computer, lab, and fieldwork with
fellow scientists -- and with genome-curious layfolk such as historian
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and rocker Ozzy Osbourne -- he has sought to cast
light on how human genetic variation reflects key aspects of our health
and history. He tweets @GenomeNathan, and blogs at Genomena.com.
Mainstream news stories often mistake technology for science. Such conflation likely reflects how gizmos and knowledge, like arteries and veins, form a virtuous cycle: understanding nature requires, and refines, good... Read more »
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