Anne Carpenter, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Dr. Carpenter is an Institute Scientist at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Her research group develops algorithms and strategies for large-scale experiments involving images. The team’s open-source CellProfiler software is used by thousands of biologists worldwide and their Cell Painting assay has been adopted throughout the pharma industry to accelerate drug discovery. She leads industry-wide consortia such as JUMP-Cell Painting and OASIS. Her lab’s research and software has been foundational for high-content screening throughout the pharmaceutical industry as well as for prominent TechBios such as Recursion.

Dr. Carpenter holds a PhD in cell biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and did her postdoctoral training in high-throughput image analysis at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and MIT’s CSAIL (Computer Sciences/Artificial Intelligence Laboratory). Carpenter has been named an NSF CAREER awardee, an NIH MIRA awardee, and is listed in Deep Knowledge Analytics’ top-100 AI Leaders in Drug Discovery and Advanced Healthcare.