Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences Division of Life Sciences


2015-present, Associate Professor, Rutgers University, Department of Genetics

Fall 2016, Visiting Scholar, UC San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry

2009-2015, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology and Dept. of Genetics

2006-2009, Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University

2000-2005, Ph.D. UC Berkeley, Computer Science

1996-2000, A.B. Princeton University, Computer Science 


NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (declined)

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship


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Kevin Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics at Rutgers University where he received the NIH Pathway to Independence (K99/R00) Award. He did his PhD at UC Berkeley and undergrad at Princeton University, both in computer science, and was awarded the NDSEG and NSF Graduate Fellowships. He was previously an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow at New York University. He is on the editorial board of PLoS Computational Biology.