Lee Kamentsky

Lee Kamentsky is a principal software engineer in the Imaging Platform at the Broad Institute. He is the lead developer of the CellProfiler software, an open-source, freely available image analysis program for microscopy images. He also contributes to the ImageJ 2.0 project, the next-generation version of ImageJ, an image-processing program developed by a consortium of institutions for scientific research.

Before joining the Broad in 2008, Kamentsky worked in private industry as a software engineer. He contributed to programs for laser scanning microscopes, image capture and analysis software and programs for optical character recognition.

Kamentsky earned his B.S in physics at MIT and his M.S. in bioinformatics at Brandeis University.

Select Publications

Wählby C, et al. An image analysis toolbox for high-throughput C. elegans assays. Nat Methods. 2012 Apr 22.

Kamentsky L, et al. Improved structure, function and compatibility for CellProfiler: modular high-throughput image analysis software. Bioinformatics. 2011 Apr 15;27(8):1179-80. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

Kamentsky L, et al. Slide-based laser scanning cytometry. Acta Cytologica 1997 Jan-Feb;41(1):123-43.

Last updated date: August 2012