Our Team

Tristan Bepler


Tristan Bepler is the Group Leader of the Simons Machine Learning Center. Tristan received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in Computer Science and Biology. He received his PhD from MIT in the Computational and Systems Biology Program under the supervision of Bonnie Berger. He joined NYSBC to lead the SMLC after a postdoc with Tim Lu at MIT. His research interests broadly encompass machine learning methods for better understanding protein sequence, structure, and function as well as machine learning methods for protein structure determination especially with cryoEM and cryoET.

Alex Noble


Alex Noble is a Group Leader at SEMC. He received two bachelors’ degrees from UC San Diego in Physics and Applied Mathematics. He received his MS and PhD from FSU in Physics under the supervision of Scott Stagg. He joined SEMC as a postdoc turned postdoc fellow with Bridget Carragher and Clint Potter. His research interests include hardware/software methods development and application in cryoEM, cryoET, cryo-FIB/SEM, and deep learning.