Ellen D. Zhong

Ellen D. Zhong, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University

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Curriculum Vitae

Ellen Zhong is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and the Principal Investigator of the Princeton Molecular Machine Learning Group. She obtained her Ph.D. at MIT, where she developed deep learning methods for 3D reconstruction of dynamic protein structures from cryo-EM images. Ellen has also worked at DeepMind on the AlphaFold team, and at D. E. Shaw Research on molecular dynamics algorithms for drug discovery. She is interested in problems at the intersection of AI and biology and developing methods that enable new biological discoveries.

Michal Grzadkowski

Michal Grzadkowski

Research Software Engineer

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Ryan Feathers

Ryan Feathers, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Ph.D. Cornell
Joint with the Hughson Lab

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Ramya Rangan

Ramya Rangan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Ph.D. Stanford

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Minkyu Jeon

Minkyu Jeon

Ph.D. Student (CS)

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Axel Levy

Axel Levy

Ph.D. Student with Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford

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Alkın Kaz

Alkın Kaz

MEng Student (ECE)

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Rishwanth Raghu

Rishwanth Raghu

MS Student (CS)

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Vicky Feng

Vicky Feng

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

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David Shustin

David Shustin

Undergraduate Researcher (CS)

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Vineet Bansal
previously: Visiting Research Software Engineer (2022-2023)

Mark Castellano, MS (ECE)
previously: Masters Student (2022-2023)

collaborators & affiliates

  • Fred Poitevin Stanford/SLAC

  • Gordon Wetzstein Stanford

  • Adam Lerer DeepMind

  • Tim Dockhorn Ph.D. student, U. Waterloo / NVIDIA

  • Karsten Kreis NVIDIA

  • Sagar Khavnekar Ph.D. student, MPI Biochemistry

  • Abhay Kotecha Thermo Fisher

  • Martin Obr Thermo Fisher

  • Jake Johnston Ph.D. student, Columbia/NYSBC

  • Pilar Cossio Flatiron Institute

  • Nina Miolane UCSB