FORA.tv Speaker - Ilya Kupershmidt

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Biography

Mr. Kupershmidt leads NextBio's product, scientific computing and content groups. His team includes PhDs and MDs from leading academic institutions with extensive experience in genomics, computational biology and clinical research. Mr. Kupershmidt has a decade of experience in the design and implementation of genomic solutions for organizations involved in basic and translational research, as well as drug discovery.

Prior to NextBio, Mr. Kupershmidt was the Director of Professional Services at Silicon Genetics. There he helped develop and customize software solutions for the analysis and management of high throughput data generated by genomic and proteomic technologies. Mr. Kupershmidt joined Silicon Genetics as an early stage startup and successfully worked with hundreds of academic institutions and commercial enterprises.

Previously, Mr. Kupershmidt carried out research as a geneticist at the UCSD Howard Hughes Medical Institute where he studied transcriptional mechanisms of gene expression regulation during pituitary development. Mr. Kupershmidt is currently a PhD candidate at the SciLifeLab Institute, in Stockholm, Sweden.

3 Programs

Citizen Led Collaborative Competitions

04.20.12 | 00:33:04 min | 0 comments

Life Sciences in the Era of Big Data

10.23.11 | 00:55:22 min | 0 comments

Sage Congress: End-to-End Pilot Combining Data

04.23.10 | 00:20:41 min | 0 comments