Alex Trapp

Staff Scientist

Alex is building computational biology at Retro. He joined after spending time in Dr. Vadim Gladyshev’s systems aging research group at Harvard, where he developed the first framework for single-cell epigenetic age profiling. Alex studied computational biology at University of Rochester, where he worked with comparative biologist Dr. Vera Gorbunova on characterizing the hematopoietic and immune landscape of the long-lived naked mole-rat. Alex has contributed to a dozen scientific articles published in top journals, and is passionate about bridging experimental and computational biology. Originally from France, Alex enjoys reading, bouldering, and playing the piano.

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