Christopher Tomkins-Tinch is a Ph.D student in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, supported by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship grant. Prior to graduate school he was a software engineer in the Sabeti Lab working with scientists of the group to transition computational research methods into usable software tools.
Chris graduated with a B.S. in Bioinformatics from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Prior to the Sabeti lab he was the Product and Software lead at a small Silicon Valley medical device company, and a software and electronic design consultant. He has developed automated laboratory instruments, high-precision infrared field radiometers, Mac apps, web scrapers, and social media tech. In his spare time he enjoys cooking and being outdoors.