This podcast originally aired on April 3, 2012
Atul Butte, MD,PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Computer Science, Stanford Bio and Contact Info
Listen (0:58) How did you get to the center of the bioinformatics universe?
Listen (2:06) 99% of our work is coming up with great questions
Listen (1:59) When will we have a new molecular based classification for disease?
Listen (2:54) What are you most passionate about?
Listen (3:45) iPOP - Integrated Personal Omics Profiling
Listen (2:07) Biggest challenge to clinical sequencing
Listen (1:57) Bioinformatician - the new hybrid
Listen (6:05) Thoughts on entrepreneurship
Listen (2:22) The dry researcher
Listen (3:32) Looking ahead
As part of our series, 'Finding Meaning in the Data,' we’re pleased to have Dr. Atul Butte to the program. He is Chief of the Division of Systems Medicine and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Computer Science, at Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The Butte Lab at Stanford has received a good amount of press as one of the leading labs worldwide focused on converting billions of molecular and clinical data into meaningful new insights into disease. Atul trained in Computer Science and received an MD at Brown University, worked as a software engineer at Apple and Microsoft, trained in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Boston, then received his PhD in Health Sciences and Technology from Harvard Medical School and MIT. He’s the co-founder and scientific advisor to several start-ups, including NuMedii and Personalis.