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General Information

Full Name Caleb Ellington
Date of Birth 26th November 1997

Education

  • 2020 - now
    PhD
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Personalized Biological Models for Precision Medicine
  • 2016 - 2020
    Undergraduate
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    • Bioengineering (Honors B.Sc.)
    • Computer Science (B.Sc.)

Experience

  • 2020 - now
    PhD Student in Computational Biology
    SAILING Lab, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2019 - 2020
    Research Assistant
    Baker Lab, Institute for Protein Design, University of Washington
  • 2019
    Software Engineer Intern
    Indeed.com
  • 2017 - 2018
    Research Assistant
    Klavins lab, Automated Bio-fabrication Facility, University of Washington
  • 2018
    Biomedical Engineering Consultant
    Dhulikhel Hospital / Bioengineering Department, University of Washington
  • 2018
    Software Engineer Intern
    Amazon.com
  • 2017
    Software Engineer Intern
    Inscripta Biotechnology

Open Source Projects

  • 2022 - now
    Contextualized
    • A statistical machine learning toolbox for estimating models, distributions, and functions with context-specific parameters.

Honors and Awards

  • 2020
    • Graduate Research Fellowship, honorable metnion (NSF)
    • Fulbright, semi-finalist (Fulbright)
  • 2019
    • Levinson Emerging Scholar (Washington Research Foundation)
  • 2018
    • Husky 100 Awardee (University of Washington)
    • Mary Gates Research Scholar (University of Washington)

Academic Interests

  • Biological Modeling
    • Personalized Models of Heterogeneous Diseases
    • Interpretable Representation of Biological Systems
  • Meta-learning and Multi-task Learning
    • Unification of Personalized Modeling Methods
    • Context-aware Machine Learning

Other Interests

  • Hobbies: rock climbing, camping, guitar, language learning