Darren Platt

Darren Platt – Vice President Data Science

Amyris

Dr. Platt leads Automation and Computing at Amyris, which provides data, software and robotics support across R&D.   Prior to Amyris, he was Director of Research at 23andMe, Head of Informatics at the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute and Director of Informatics at Exelixis inc.  His research interests include higher level design languages for synthetic biology, and reverse engineering biology from high throughput DNA sequencing.  Dr. Platt received his Ph.D.in Computer Science at Monash University, Melbourne Australia.