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Dhananjay Bhaskar, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

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Dhananjay Bhaskar, PhD


Dhananjay Bhaskar is a postdoc in the Department of Genetics at the Yale School of Medicine. His interdisciplinary research combines topological data analysis, machine learning, and mathematical modeling with applications in biophysics and biomedical research. Previously he worked on quantitative analysis of pattern formation and phase transitions in active matter, automated embryo selection for IVF, and unsupervised methods for analyzing cell shape and motility in time-lapse microscopy.

Dhananjay received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Sc.M. in Data Science from Brown University. Prior to Brown, he studied Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the University of British Columbia. When he is not busy transforming coffee beans into code, Dhananjay enjoys hiking, swimming, and playing badminton.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Brown University, Biomedical Engineering (2021)
  • ScM
    Brown University, Data Science (2021)
  • MSc
    University of British Columbia, Applied Mathematics (2017)
  • BSc
    University of British Columbia, Computer Science (2015)