Pardis Sabeti

Pardis Sabeti is a Professor at Harvard University, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and a Howard Hughes Investigator. Her computational genomic lab has contributed to widely varying fields — including human and microbial genomics, information theory, and rural infectious disease surveillance and education efforts in West Africa. She completed a B.S. at MIT, M. Sc. and D.Phil at Oxford University, and M.D. summa cum laude from Harvard Medical School. Sabeti is a National Academy of Medicine member, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, the National Academy of Sciences Richard Lounsbery Award, Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award winner for Natural Science, TIME magazine “Person of the Year” as one of the Ebola fighters, and TIME’s 100 Most Influential. She is the host of ‘Against All Odds’ included as part of AP stats classes nationwide, and is the lead singer of the rock band Thousand Days.