Title: Senior fellow, University of Washington
Education: PhD, University of Cambridge, 2008
Recommended by: Francis Collins, National Institutes of Health
Michael Hoffman was a plant biochemist doing immunohistochemistry in Karen Browning's lab at the University of Texas at Austin when the Arabidopsis genome was published. Now a senior fellow in Bill Noble's group at the University of Washington, Hoffman is applying machine-learning techniques to genomic data sets generated as part of the National Human Genome Research Institute's ENCODE project.