Asif Chinwalla, PhD

Asif Chinwalla, MS, MBA
Head of Scientific Computing
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Asif joined DBHi in 2015 as the Head of DBHi’s Scientific Computing initiative. He came to CHOP from Saint Louis, Missouri with over 15 years of experience in implementing scalable high throughput computational informatics. He was the Director of Informatics at the Washington University Genome Sequencing Center where he led the informatics and analysis teams. Asif holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering and an Executive MBA, all from Washington University. He has been involved in various genomic consortiums, including the Human Genome Project, Human Microbiome, 1000 Genomes and the Cancer Genome Atlas. In his role here, he works closely with not only the individuals and groups in DBHi, but also with various IS groups, project teams, and upper management to develop functional and sustainable technology strategies.