Kumar Thurimella

Kumar Thurimella

  • Scholar
  • United States
  • 2020 PhD Biotechnology
  • Gonville and Caius College

I am a current MD/PhD student split between the University of Colorado-School of Medicine and the University of Cambridge. As an applied mathematician/software engineer turned future physician, I am excited to apply my computational and mathematical background to help in the discovery of mechanisms behind inflammatory diseases of the gut.

In my PhD portion of my training in Biotechnology and Mathematics/Statistics where I work with Dr. Roisin Owens and Dr. Sergio Bacallado on developing a mathematical/statistical tools for validating bioelectronic models of the gut.

Previously, I worked as a Software Engineer at Uber in San Francisco for 3 years. I have my MPhil at Cambridge working at the Sanger Institute. I completed my BS in Applied Mathematics at University of Colorado-Boulder, where I am originally from.

Previous Education

University of Colorado at Denver Medicine 2026
University of Cambridge Biological Sciences 2018
University of Colorado at Boulder Applied Mathematics 2013