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Sandip Chatterjee, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Data Engineering

Sandip develops data workflows, applications, and scalable cloud-based data and machine learning infrastructure to power scientific discovery.


Sandip leads Calico’s Data Engineering team which is a multidisciplinary group of scientist-engineers who collaborate with computational biologists, machine learning engineers, and lab scientists to ensure ready access to high-quality research data at Calico. 

Prior to joining Calico, Sandip was a Bioinformatics Engineer at Ancestry where he implemented data processing infrastructure for the largest genomic dataset in the world and developed data access tools for a large team of biomedical researchers. Earlier in his career, he was a Bioinformatics Data Analyst and Research Associate at the Scripps Research Institute where he, among other accomplishments, built a biomedical knowledge graph linking chemicals and diseases using a machine learning framework and full text biomedical research information.

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute
  • B.S. in Chemical Biology, University of California, Berkeley