Raphaël John Lamarre Townshend

Raphaël John Lamarre Townshend

Founder & CEO

Atomic AI

Raphaël is the founder and CEO of Atomic AI (we are hiring!), an artificial intelligence-driven startup enabling the rational design of new molecules and medicines, with a specific focus on RNA technologies. He studied his PhD in the Stanford AI Lab, working within Professor Ron Dror’s group. His interests include machine learning, RNA and structural biology, high performance computing, and computer vision. More broadly, he is interested in connecting the worlds of biology and computation in novel ways.

  • Machine Learning
  • Structural Biology
  • RNA Biology
  • High Performance Computing
  • Computer Vision
  • PhD in Computer Science, 2014-2020

    Stanford University

  • BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2010-2014

    University of California, Berkeley