PhD Alum Lorin Crawford awarded Packard Fellowship

Lorin Crawford (PhD 17 ) has been awarded a Packard Fellowship, a highly prestigious award given to innovative early-career scientists.  From the award summary, "As sequencing and imaging technologies continue to improve, there is a growing need for novel statistical tools to better analyze the biological data that they produce. The Crawford group develops scalable machine learning algorithms that uncover how genomic features affect the architecture of complex traits and contribute to disease etiology."  Lorin is an assistant professor of biostatistics at Brown University.  More details on the Packard Fellowship, as well as a full listing of their 20 Packard Fellows of 2020, can be found on their website.