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Stephen Ra - Lead and Principal Scientist, Machine Learning, Prescient Design

Stephen Ra

Lead and Principal Scientist, Machine Learning, Prescient Design

Postdoc Mentor

I joined Genentech in 2021 as part of the acquisition of Prescient Design. Prior to joining Prescient, I led Machine Learning at Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development from 2017 to 2020, working on developing methods for a variety of challenging problems in the medicinal sciences and across broader R&D. My background is in statistical machine learning, having worked on my Ph.D. in Computer Science and Statistics. I finished my graduate studies at Columbia University and undergraduate studies at Cornell University.

Featured Publication

Black box recursive translations for molecular optimization.

(2019) arXiv:1912.10156

Damani, F., Sresht, V., & Ra.S.