Top data scientists from around the country will gather in the Rackham Building on Oct. 6 for a symposium to launch the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), the centerpiece to the University’s recently announced $100 million investment in data science.

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D.

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D.

S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology
Director, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology
Professor of Urology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
American Cancer Society Research Professo


Dr. Chinniayan's research focuses on functional genomics, proteomic and bioinformatic approaches to study cancer for the purposes of understanding cancer biology as well as to discover clinical biomarkers.

Research Area: 
Medical and Translational Research
Proteomics and Metabolomics