Benjamin Good



About my work

I am interested in understanding and building processes for creating and distributing knowledge.  In particular I am driven to enable the accumulation of useful knowledge about the human genome such that that knowledge can be applied to improve the human condition.  This drive has lead me on a path from cognitive science, through machine learning, to bioinformatics and most recently to ‘community intelligence’ or ‘crowdsourcing’.  At Scripps I participate in the development of the following related projects:

Publications (pre 2013)

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Education

Ph.D., Bioinformatics, University of British Columbia
MS, Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems, University of Sussex, Brighton, England
BS, Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego

About me at play

I’m an avid, though not very talented, surfer and bodyboarder, cyclist, volleyball player, and child wrangler…

 


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