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michaelhoffman

  1. TitleProfessor
  2. Full NameMichael Hoffman
  3. LocationToronto, ON , Canada
  4. Organization AddressToronto Medical Discovery Tower 11-311
    101 College St
    Toronto, ON M5G 1L7
    Canada
  5. Organization TypeHospital/Healthcare
  6. Organization NamePrincess Margaret Cancer Centre
  7. Your RoleProfessor/Group Leader
  8. Short BiographyMichael Hoffman is a principal investigator at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto. He researches the application of machine learning techniques to epigenomic data. He previously led the National Institutes of Health ENCODE Project's large-scale integration task group while at the University of Washington. He has a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he conducted computational genomics studies at the European Bioinformatics Institute. He also has a B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.A. in the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin. He was named a Genome Technology Young Investigator and has received several awards for his academic work, including a NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award.
  9. Research Areascomputational epigenomics
  10. Interestsmachine learning
  11. Website URL http://pmgenomics.ca/hoffmanlab
  12. Blog URL http://twitter.com/michaelhoffman