Dongbo used to be a chemist but was eventually attracted into computer science because of its elegance. Before taking this position, he worked in the Neurology Department of Penn's hospital, Penn's Genetics Department and at a local financial firm. In the Greene lab, he is working on the ADAGE web server.
Matt has been translating questions posed by biologists and businesses into software that computers can contemplate for over 20 years. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Applied and Engineering Physics at Cornell University at the same time the Human Genome Project was getting underway. He has a broad and deep background in using and developing complex computer software. As a Project Manager for diverse consulting clients, he developed a specialty for systems integration. He also has worked as a programmer and data analyst in an array of academic settings, including the MIRAGE Alzheimer Disease project at Boston University Medical Center and as a member of the Harvard Computational Biology Initiative, where he played an integral role in creating innovative visual displays of gene networks that became Autworks. His research interests include visualization of information and human-computer interaction as applied to complex data sets. At the Greene Lab, he enjoys the challenge of making novel research methods available and useful to a broader audience of biologists. [E-mail]
Kurt graduated from Drexel University in 2014 with a B.S. in Computer Science. After working at a tech startup on a Business Intelligence tool for a couple years he decided to try and make a greater impact with his software skills. He found the Greene Lab and has been happily creating software for researchers since. Kurt values clean maintainable code, scalable engineering, and ultimately making software that is useful to researchers answering important questions.
René graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College. He started working as a programmer in the Integrative Genomics Lab during the spring of 2013. His primary mission is to put our research advances into the hands of biologists. He works with users to understand how we can make their lives easier through accessible computation. He translates these conversations, in the context of our machine learning advances, into functionality embedded inwebservers such as GIANT and Tribe that address key biological challenges. René also manages the code review process in the lab, which keeps our group thinking about both design and documentation principles.