Chris Magnano, PhD

Chris Magnano, PhD

Curriculum Fellow

Center for Computational Biomedicine

Harvard Medical School


Dr. Chris Magnano earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Biology from Swarthmore College in 2014, and his Master’s in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016. After working as a software developer for Epic Systems, he returned to UW-Madison and completed his PhD in Computer Sciences in 2022. He performed his graduate work in Anthony Gitter’s lab at the Morgridge Institute. Dr. Magnano’s graduate work focused on making computational analyses more accessible to biological researchers, both through creating new education resources and through streamlining biological network analyses. He joined the Center for Computational Biomedicine in March of 2022 as a Curriculum Fellow, working to help fulfill the CCB’s educational mission.