Trey Ideker

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Trey Ideker
Institutions University of California San Diego
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
University of Washington
Thesis Validation and refinement of genetic networks in yeast (2001)
Doctoral advisor Leroy Hood
Notable awards Overton Prize
Website
idekerlab.ucsd.edu

Trey Ideker is the Chief of Genetics at University of California San Diego[1] and studies genomics using network models. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Bioinformatics and PLoS Computational Biology. He was awarded the Overton Prize from the International Society for Computational Biology in 2009.[2][3]

Education[edit]

Ideker gained his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T. in 1994, his M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T. in 1995 and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biotechnology from the University of Washington in 2001 under the supervision of Leroy Hood.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2005, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35.[4]

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