Eric is a data scientist at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research. There, he conducts biomedical data science research, with a focus on using Bayesian statistical methods in the service of making medicines for patients. Prior to Novartis, he defended his doctoral thesis in the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT in the spring of 2017. Eric is also an open source software developer with contributions to PyMC3, pyjanitor, NetworkX, and nxviz, and creates open data science teaching content to share with all.
His personal life motto is found in the Gospel of Luke 12:48.