BRIAN TJADEN is the Theresa Mall Mullarkey Associate Professor of Computer Science at Wellesley College.
Dr. Tjaden is a graduate of Amherst College, where he received a B.A. in Computer Science and Mathematics, magna cum laude. Following a stint as a bartender in California, he received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington.
Dr. Tjaden's research is in the field of Computational Biology. His work focuses on the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms with applications in genomics and molecular biology. Before arriving at Wellesley, he worked in research groups at the Institute for Systems Biology, Biatech Organization, and Intel Corporation. A list of select publications can be found here. During 2006-2007, he was a visiting scholar at Harvard University. Dr. Tjaden's research is funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health (NIGMS), and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Below is a list of courses taught by Dr. Tjaden at Wellesley College.