University Professor of Computer Science, Bioengineering and Mathematics, is a computer scientist working on the algorithmic aspects of computational molecular biology and genomics. He has developed methods for the physical mapping of DNA molecules. His current interests are in the application of combinatorial and statsitical methods to analyzing microarray data and the structure of genetic regulatory networks.
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Establishing a new research institute at a top-tier university is a major undertaking that required a great deal of teamwork to pull off. In a recent interview, Richard Karp, founding director of the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, gave the inside story on how it all came together.
The Simons Foundation has awarded a landmark $60 million grant to UC Berkeley to establish a theory of computing institute that promises to catalyze new advances in broad disciplines that affect our everyday lives, from how we spend our money to how we fight disease.