David completed his B.A. in Chemistry at Princeton and is now working on his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Harvard as a joint student between the Coley group and the Shakhnovich group. His work focuses on using optimization and machine learning to accelerate the discovery of drug-like molecules.
Paula is an undergrad student (graduating 2022) studying Chemical Engineering and Data Science at MIT. She previously worked in the Langer Lab studying methods to make CRISPR-Cas9 more efficient and is currently interested in using machine learning for chemical and biological synthesis.