Special Cross Sciences Speaker in Microbial Genomics
Dr. Jason Papin, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Talk Title: Systems biology of microbial pathogens
Bio: Jason Papin is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia. After his training in Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego, Jason Papin joined the faculty at the University of Virginia in 2005. His lab works on problems in systems biology, metabolic network analysis, infectious disease, toxicology, and cancer, developing computational approaches for integrating high-throughput data into predictive computational models. He manages a lab with both experimental and computational activities and his research group has had continuous support with funding from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation (including as a CAREER award recipient), Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and several private foundations and companies. Jason is an elected fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society and the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. He serves as an Editor-in-Chief of PLOS Computational Biology and on the editorial board of Cell Systems. His service to the scientific community also includes effort as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Biomedical Engineering Society, as a standing member of the Biodata Management and Analysis (BDMA) NIH study section, and numerous other review panels of federal funding agencies and academic programs. Jason’s work also involves translational activities with recognition as an inventor on multiple patents and as a consultant with multiple biotechnology companies.