Spencer Knight, PhD

Principal Scientist, Machine Learning

Spencer Knight is the Principal Scientist, Machine Learning at Kriya Therapeutics. Dr. Knight joins Kriya from AncestryDNA, where he worked on COVID-19 phenotypic modeling research as a project and technical lead, and developed software pipelines for data science research. Dr. Knight also worked as a Data Scientist, and as a scientific co-founder and bioinformatics lead at Algen Biotechnologies. Dr. Knight has extensive experience leading projects at the interface of biology, human health, and applied machine learning.

Dr. Knight received his PhD in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.