Stephen Hsu

Senior Vice-President for Research and Innovation

Michigan State University

About Stephen

Steve Hsu is VP for Research and Professor of Theoretical Physics at Michigan State University. He is a leader in the use of AI in computational genomics. His lab produced the first accurate predictors for human height (using ~20k SNPs; prediction accuracy roughly 1 inch) and other complex traits, including disease risks such as diabetes, atrial fibrillation, breast cancer, and hypothyroidism. He is the founder of biotech startups Genomic Prediction (advanced genetic testing for IVF) and Othram (DNA forensics for law enforcement and military applications). Hsu was educated at Caltech and Berkeley, was a Harvard Junior Fellow, and held professorships at Yale and the University of Oregon.