Jian Ma is the Ray and Stephanie Lane Professor of Computational Biology in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. His research is computational genomics. His lab has developed algorithms to study the structure and function of the human genome with a focus on genome organization, gene regulation, comparative genomics, and single-cell epigenomics. He received a few awards, including an NSF CAREER award (2011) and a Guggenheim Fellowship (2020; in Computer Science). He currently leads an NIH 4D Nucleome Center to develop machine learning algorithms to better understand the cell nucleus.
- Computational Innovation and Data-Driven Biology, Summer 2022. Visiting Scientist.