Amalio Telenti, M.D., Ph.D., is chief data scientist and head of computational biology at Vir Biotechnology Inc. He was previously a professor of genomics in the Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology at Scripps Research and chief data scientist for Scripps Research Translational Institute. His research focuses on the use of machine learning in the analysis of large-scale genomic data, mapping the essentiality of coding and non-coding elements and the integration of genomic data with other data modalities related to disease risk, with a particular emphasis on the metabolome and microbiome. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, the Institute Pasteur Shanghai at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Swiss Personalized Health Network.
Chief Data Scientist and Head of Computational Biology, Vir Biotechnology Inc.