Emphasis Area: Health Informatics
Advisor: Xiaoqin Zou
Ben grew up in Columbia, MO and ran track and played golf for Hickman High school. As an undergradate at Mizzou, he studied Biochemistry and worked in the cancer research lab studying the effects various biotanical compounds have on prostate cancer development in transgenic mice. He is pursuing a PhD in informatics, with his main interests being in the areas of bioinformatics and big data.