Nathan is a leading computational biologist who is passionate about harnessing data to advance individual wellness and drive forward the future of healthcare. He is Professor & Associate Director of the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), and is also Affiliate Faculty in the Departments of Bioengineering, Computer Science & Engineering, and Molecular & Cellular Biology at the University of Washington. Nathan has won numerous awards for his scientific work, including a Howard Temin Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health, a National Science Foundation CAREER award, a young investigator award from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, and he was named as one of the inaugural “Tomorrow’s PIs” by Genome Technology and as a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.
Nathan serves on editorial boards for many leading scientific journals including Science Translational Medicine and Cell Systems, and was previously a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of PLOS Computational Biology. Nathan also serves on advisory boards for a number of companies and institutes including Cleveland Clinic’s Institute for Functional Medicine, the P4 Medicine Institute, the Channing Division for Network Medicine at Harvard Medical School (NIH Training Grant), Trelys, Inc., and the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability.