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Henry S

- Research Program Mentor

PhD candidate at University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley)


Chemical engineering & data science applied to biology


Hi I am Henry! I am a PhD student at the University of California, Berkeley studying Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. I am interested in the intersection of nanotechnology, data science, and biology. In particular I am developing delivery tools for genetic manipulation of plants. Outside of academia I love sports and the outdoors. I play tennis on the UC Berkeley club team and spend my time hiking in the Bay Area.

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Data Science Applied to Biological Phenomena

The age of data science is upon us, a diverse array of massive data sets are now publicly available. Insight into many biological phenomena may hide in these data sets, waiting to be discovered. Potential ideas include leveraging publicly available SARS-COV-2 genomic data to identify trends in infection, mortality or risk-factors, mining RNA-seq data to study transcriptional changes in gene group expression under different circumstances (drug treatment, etc), or predicting protein-nanomaterial interactions from protein composition/folding data.

Coding skills

python, MATLAB, Mathematica

Languages I know

Spanish, intermediate


Work experience

Procter & Gamble (2020 - 2021)
Materials Scientist


Case Western Reserve University
BSE Bachelor of Science in Engineering (2020)
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

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