Dan Knights joins BTI

The BioTechnology Institute welcomes Dan Knights, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Dan received his PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a certificate in Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology from the University’s BioFrontiers Institute. He comes to the University of Minnesota following a postdoctorate fellowship at Harvard Medical School and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. His research at the University of Minnesota focuses on the functional characterization of complex host-microbe interactions, including predictive modeling of those interactions across variations in the host genome and microbial communities.