Computer Science, Biology, and Psychology Faculty Receive a Renewal Award from Genentech Inc.

Author: Dr. Anagha Kulkarni
February 27, 2024
Anagha, Ilmi, Pleuni, Shasta

Anagha Kulkarni (CS), Ilmi Yoon (CS), Pleuni Pennings (Biology), and Shasta Ihorn (Psychology) have received a renewal award of $661,250 from Genentech Inc. to establish and expand a professional certificate program in Data Science and Machine Learning for Biotechnology Professionals. This project aims to provide biotechnology professionals from any backgrounds with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary to excel in the rapidly evolving field of data science and machine learning. The program is designed to align with the technical needs of the biotechnology field and is adapted for professionals in various work-life situations.

The first cohort of 24 Genentech employees is on path to earning this certificate in May 2024.

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