Speaker Profile

M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Discovery and Product, Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Alfa is Vice President, Discovery and Product at Recursion Pharmaceuticals where he manages scientific product development and external alliances across Recursion’s AI-enabled discovery platform. Dr. Alfa’s scientific contributions prior to Recursion span Neurosciences, Metabolism, and Genetics.

Presentation Title and Company Description

AI and Data Science Showcase: Massive Parallelization of Drug Discovery Using AI
Recursion combines experimental biology and bioinformatics with AI in a massively parallel system to efficiently identify treatments for diseases which can be modeled at the cellular level. The Recursion platform probes rich data from high-throughput automated screens for a number of indications, including rare disease, aging, inflammation, infectious disease, oncology, and diagnostics.