Spencer

Knight

Data Scientist

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 9 years of research experience in chemistry and biology
  • Co-authored high-impact publications in Science and Nature and selected speaker at HHMI and Cold Spring Harbor conferences

Spencer joined Foresite in 2017, where he is focused on leveraging analytics and machine learning to accelerate the company’s research and modeling efforts. 

Prior to joining Foresite, Spencer completed the Insight Data Science Program in San Francisco. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. As an NSF Graduate Fellow, his research focused on the application of single-molecule imaging and genomics to study CRISPR genome editing systems.