Brendan Frey is a computer engineer whose research focuses on developing deep learning algorithms for genomic analysis applications.
The algorithms make use of large genetic datasets to understand and predict the interactions of DNA mutations and their effects on human health. The work spans interests and advances from both the Genetic Networks and Learning in Machines & Brains programs.
Co-recipient of the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award, 2012
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
Canada's Top 40 Under 40, 2007
Premier's Research Excellence Award, 2000
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