Senior Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Recommended by Pavel Pevzner, University of California, San Diego
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sangtae Kim didn't know he was going to work in biology — he didn't take any biology classes as an undergraduate. Instead, he majored in computer science. His master's degree lab, though, was working on a project developing and analyzing algorithms for protein fragment assembly. A problem, Kim said, that is similar to some traditional computer science problems. That was his first taste.