Alberto Bartesaghi
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Associate Professor of Computer Science, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Faculty Group: Algorithms
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Office D338 LSRC
Phone (919) 660-6579
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Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2005
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay, 2001
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay, 1999

Honors & Awards

  • 13th Annual Staff Scientist and Staff Clinician Retreat Best Poster Award, Center for Cancer Research, 2017
  • National Cancer Institute Director?s 10-Year Length of Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 2016
  • Norman P. Salzman Memorial Award in Virology, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, 2008
  • Ericsson Graduate Fellowship Award from the Comision Academica de Posgrado, Universidad de la Republica, 2000


Computational and Structural Biology, High-Resolution Electron Microscopy, Single-Particle Analysis, Cryo-Electron Tomography, Image Analysis, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Biomedical Imaging, Applied Mathematics.

Selected Publications