Nicolas Altemose, B.S. 2011

Incoming Assistant Professor, Stanford University – Palo Alto, CA

2011 Major: Biology (concentration in Genomics); minor in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

How has being a Biology graduate from Duke helped shape you personally and/or professionally?

"The breadth of curriculum, the quality of teaching, and the abundance of research opportunities provided a solid foundation for my academic research career."

What advice would you give students in Duke's Biology programs? 

"Take as many courses in probability and statistics as you can, and prioritize gaining experience with long-term, independent research projects."

Nicolas Altemose