Daniel Goodwin, M.S.

PhD student, Ed Boyden's Synthetic Neurobiology group , Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Daniel Goodwin is a 5th year PhD student in Ed Boyden’s Synthetic Neurobiology group at MIT where he works on building microscopy tools, both experimental and computational, to study the brain at high resolution and across thousands of molecular targets in a single sample. Before going to complete his PhD, he was a research scientist as SCDA (before it was the Flatiron Institute) working with Sebastian Seung, and additionally working with Eftychios Pnevmatikakis and Mitya Chklovskii. Dan’s training is as an engineer, with a BS from Harvey Mudd College and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford where he worked with Professor Fei-Fei Li. In addition, he spent years in Silicon Valley, both as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at the global design firm IDEO and as a founding CTO of MileIQ, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2015.

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