Ysis Wilson-Tarter is a staff software engineer at Absci, where she leads the team responsible for delivering the data technology platform that enables the validation of AI generated therapeutic drug candidates. Ysis is also a Lecturer in Data Science at UC Berkeley’s School of Information and the co-tech lead of the Bay Area chapter of Black Girls Code. She was the keynote speaker at this year’s Women in Data Science Conference at UC Berkeley, and has spoken at events such as DeveloperWeek, Open Data Science Conference, and the Global Synthetic Biology Summit. Tarter holds an MS in applied biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in computer science from Stanford University where she specialized in biocomputation. She has published peer-reviewed articles in the fields of scalable neuroscience and synthetic biological design.

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