MIKE E. KLEIN

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michael [dot] e {point} klein@gmail.com

Cambridge, MA, 02139

EXPERIENCE

2015

INSIGHT HEALTH DATA SCIENCE

BOSTON, MA

Fellow

Consulted for UCSF’s Health eHeart study linking “wearable” activity tracking data from

Fitbit devices to clinical measures, particularly those related to heart disease.

Built prototype model able to diagnose medical condition or symptomology from

wearables via feature engineering and machine learning using MySQL and Python.

Details of project are available at: mikeeklein.com/steps4health

2015

MONTRÉAL NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE

MONTRÉAL, QC

Postdoctoral Researcher

Adapted support vector machine (SVM) MRI decoding protocols for alternative imaging

technique (magnetoencephalography) using Python’s sklearn and numpy modules.

2012-15

DAWSON COLLEGE

WESTMOUNT, QC

Instructor of Psychology

Designed curricula from scratch (45 lecture hours/course), including lesson planning and

assessments for ~200 students from broad linguistic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

2007-14

MCGILL UNIVERSITY & MONTRÉAL NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE

MONTRÉAL, QC

Graduate Researcher and Teaching Assistant

Specialized in cognitive neuroscience, with an emphasis on perception of music.

Designed and implemented machine learning procedures for neural MRI signals using

SVM classifiers, recursive feature elimination (>30K features/image), and cross validation.

Created lab’s machine learning pipeline in Python, led institute-wide training sessions.

2011-14

DOUGLAS HOSPITAL, EATING DISORDERS CLINIC

VERDUN, QC

MRI analyst/consultant

Advised scientific team from two major labs on protocol optimization, statistical choices

for MRI study of anorexia and bulimia, leading to a published high impact journal article.

2004-07

BIOCENTURY PUBLICATIONS

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Biotechnology Staff Writer and Researcher

Developed hypotheses with international editorial staff and wrote feature articles

showcasing in-depth coverage of drug candidates and pharmaceutical industry trends.

Interviewed biotech and pharma executives, venture capitalists, FDA officials and

scientists to generate weekly story ideas and conduct primary research.

EDUCATION

2007-15

MCGILL UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

MONTRÉAL, QC

Ph.D., Cognitive Neuroscience

2000-04

BROWN UNIVERSITY

PROVIDENCE, RI

B.Sc., Neuroscience

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: Python, experience with MySQL, Matlab

Tools: sklearn, pandas, seaborn, AWS, PyMVPA (medical image machine learning)