New lab members: Annakate Schatz and Spencer Hall

The Drake lab welcomes data analysts Annakate Schatz and Spencer Hall. Annakate is an alumnus of Mount Holyoke College and Spencer graduated from UGA. Both have important past experiences using data science to look at diseases. In Summer 2015, Annakate participated in the Population Biology of Infectious Diseases REU Site, where her project developed methods for forecasting spread of chytrid fungus. In March 2016, Spencer gave a TEDxUGA talk on Bioinformatics for Deciphering DNA.