Misha Wolfson is a software engineer and computational biologist at Ginkgo Bioworks. He received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from MIT in 2012, working with Arup Chakraborty on problems at the intersection of atomistic simulation, machine learning, and immunology; he then worked on web-scale healthcare software systems and clinical decision support at athenahealth. Since coming to Ginkgo in 2015, Misha’s efforts have been focused on applying machine learning and software engineering to bioinformatics and experimental data analysis. In 2019, he moved full time to the Government Business Unit, where he works to extend Ginkgo’s problem-solving capabilities to new areas, such as biosecurity, materials, and space travel.
Mikhail Wolfson, Ph.D.