Caroline Uhler, PhD
Caroline Uhler, PhD
Caroline Uhler is a core institute member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where she co-directs the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center. She is also a professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society.

Caroline is recognized as a creative and innovative researcher and teacher at the intersection of machine learning, statistics, and biology. She has received prestigious career prizes including an NIH New Innovator Award, a Simons Investigator Award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, a Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, and an NSF Career Award. She obtained her PhD in statistics from UC Berkeley and then spent three years as an assistant professor at IST Austria before joining the faculty at MIT.
Pcture of Anthony Philippakis, MD, PhD
Anthony Philippakis, MD, PhD
Anthony Philippakis is the chief data officer of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the co-director of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center. He was previously a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he specialized in rare genetic and cardiovascular diseases.

At the Broad Institute he was the founding director of the Data Sciences Platform, an organization of over 250 software engineers and computational biologists that develops software for analyzing genomic and clinical data. Anthony is also a venture partner at GV (formerly known as Google Ventures). He received his MD from Harvard Medical School and completed a PhD in biophysics at Harvard.
About Us
The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center seeks to improve human health through pushing the foundations of machine learning.
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Areas of Focus
Our research projects at the intersection of machine learning and biology aim to illuminate the programs of life.
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