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Blake Borgeson

Blake Borgeson
Cofounder and CTO, Recursion Pharmaceuticals


Blake Borgeson is the cofounder and CTO of Recursion Pharmaceuticals, where he is leading the computational development of a drug discovery platform combining high-throughput experiments and machine learning that is capable of finding potential treatments for hundreds of diseases rapidly and in parallel. Previously, he researched and built real-time navigation software for surgical procedures at the M.E. Müller Institute in Bern, Switzerland and cofounded, an ecommerce company that currently employs over 350 in Austin, Texas. Blake holds a PhD in bioinformatics from UT Austin’s Marcotte Lab, where his research used machine learning to exploit new experimental techniques in rapidly mapping protein complexes, and a BS in electrical engineering from Rice University.


11:55am–12:35pm Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Verticals and applications
Location: Imperial B Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Biopharmaceuticals, Deep learning
Blake Borgeson (Recursion Pharmaceuticals), Nan Li (Obvious Ventures)
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Blake Borgeson and Nan Li offer a technical overview of how Recursion—a company that applies computer vision and machine learning to create a high-dimensional feature space in which to evaluate cellular health broadly across hundreds of disease states—leverages cellular phenotyping for drug discovery. Read more.