Meet the Ken Kennedy Institute's New Data Scientist for COVID-19 Research: Anton Zhang '16
Anton Zhang '16 will manage projects using data from MD Anderson's D3CODE.
As the institute’s first data scientist, he will manage multiple clinical research projects that use data from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to search for clues about long-term outcomes and improved treatment methods for COVID-19.
The position was created after Kennedy Institute Executive Director Angela Wilkins organized a virtual workshop for Rice faculty to meet representatives of MD Anderson’s Data-Driven Determinants for COVID-19 Oncology Discovery (D3CODE) effort, which collects and aggregates data into a single resource for COVID-19 research. Click here to read more.