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Samuel Chen

Programmer

Amazon Inc

Currently a programmer at Amazon Inc (since 2022).

Accomplishments

  • One of 38 students who got a 4.0 during their Bachelors at MSU!
  • Honors College; Dean’s List throughout
  • Michigan State Scholarship
  • NSF-funded REU-ACRES Summer Scholarship, 2020
  • Honorable mention for poster at the International conference, ISMB 2020.

Presentations

Talks

  • BEACON seminar (Mar ‘21)
  • University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) (Apr ‘21)
  • BEACON Congress (Aug ‘20)

Posters

  • Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (May ‘21)
  • Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experience (Aug ‘20)
  • Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology, ISMB 2020, International Society for Computational Biology flagship conference (Jul ‘20)

Publications

  • Burke JT*, Chen SZ*, Sosinski LM*, Johnston JB, Ravi J. MolEvolvR: An molecular evolution and phylogeny web-app to characterize proteins. In preparation. Webapp * Co-primary authors.
  • Ravi J, Anantharaman V, Chen SZ, Datta, P, Aravind L, Gennaro ML. Phage-shock-protein (Psp) Envelope Stress Response: Evolutionary History & Discovery of Novel Players. bioRxiv 2020 | Webapp.

Interests

  • Data Science
  • Web-apps
  • Software Development

Education

  • BS in Computer Science Engineering, 2021

    Michigan State University

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