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Erin Weisbart, Ph.D.
Erin Weisbart (née Erin Currie) is a senior computational scientist in the Cimini Lab in the Imaging Platform at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She joined Broad in 2019 to help other scientists make their qualitative data quantitative. She specializes in bioimage analysis at scale and creates tools to help other researchers to distribute and automate their workflows.
Weisbart received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco in 2014. She studied lipid metabolism, lipid metabolic protein localization, and lipid droplet biogenesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the laboratory of Bob Farese Jr. at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease. Weisbart received B.A. degrees in biology and biochemistry/molecular biology from Lewis and Clark College in 2003. She has previously run two sewing pattern businesses.