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ESP Biography



DAWEI LIN, Bioinformatics scientist, technology & Lego lover




Major: Stanford Business School

College/Employer: NIH

Year of Graduation: 1996

Picture of Dawei Lin

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Dawei Lin received his PhD from Peking University, China in Computational and Structural Biology. He started his career at the Protein Data Bank (PDB) at Brookhaven National Laboratory, a worldwide repository for macromolecular 3D structures. He is currently the Director of the Bioinformatics Core at UC Davis Genome Center, where he is leading a team to provide expertise and infrastructure to carry out acquisition curation, and distribution of complex data sets as well as to develop and perform computations, analyses and simulations addressing a wide variety of biological questions from genomics to network biology.
He is currently participating Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Stanford Graduate School of Business.



Past Classes

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B3012: Understand Evolution by Inventing LEGO Animals in Splash! Spring 2013
Animals are Nature’s inventions through evolution, which is a process consisting of inventions, modifications and selections. In this class, you will be a master of LEGO animal kingdom to build amazing animals using evaluation principles.


B3013: Understand DNA Through LEGO and Games in Splash! Spring 2013
DNA is a long molecule that carries the blueprints that build all living organisms including humans, plants and bacteria. You will learn what it looks like and how it works through Lego building and game playing.


B2523: Understand DNA Through LEGO and Games in Splash! Fall 2012
DNA is a long molecule that carries the blueprints that build all living organisms including humans, plants and bacteria. You will learn what it looks like and how it works through Lego building and game playing.


B2524: Understand Evolution by Inventing LEGO Animals in Splash! Fall 2012
Animals are Nature's inventions through evolution, which is a process consisting of inventions, modifications and selections. In this class, you will be a master of LEGO animal kingdom to build amazing animals using evaluation principles.


B2234: Understand DNA through Lego and games in Splash! Spring 2012
DNA is a long molecule that carries the blueprints that build all living organisms including humans, plants and bacteria. You will learn what it looks like and how it works through Lego building and game playing.


B1750: Understand DNA through Lego and games in Splash! Fall 2011
DNA is a long molecule that carries the blueprints that build all lives including humans, plants and bacteria. You will learn what it looks like and how it works through Lego building and game playing.