Packard Fellows Spotlight: Dr. Pardis Sabeti

The Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering supports some of our nation’s most promising early-career scientists and engineers with flexible funding and the freedom to take risks and explore new frontiers in their fields of study.

Dr. Pardis Sabeti, a computational geneticist and 2008 Packard Fellow, is working to halt some of the world’s most deadly diseases. TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year: The Ebola Fighters issue recognized Pardis for her role in sequencing the Ebola genome. You can learn more about Pardis’ work at

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