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Arjun Chakraborty

PhD Student

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Arjun Chakraborty received a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from Northwestern University and a Masters in Bioinformatics and a Masters in Data Science from UC Berkeley. He has pursued research on generating donor-specific transplant tolerance after renal transplantation by coculturing donor B cells and recipient T cells. He has also pursued research on using graph databases to build a biomedical knowledge network which can enable more precise disease diagnoses and delineate novel mechanisms of disease. Arjun moved to Seattle to pursue a PhD in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Washington. During his graduate studies, he hopes to apply novel NLP techniques to make tools which uses electronic health records to make advancements in translational bioinformatics.