Peter Ju received a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology and a minor in Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He then worked as a research technician for the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University. He assisted with lab operations and imaging analysis for cardiac magnetic resonance imaging projects. After working for two years, Peter moved to Seattle to pursue a PhD in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Washington. During his graduate studies, he hopes to strengthen his computational skillset to conduct exciting research projects in translational bioinformatics.