Yves Gaetan Nana Teukam

Yves Gaetan Nana Teukam is currently a PhD candidate at IBM Research Europe – Zurich, and he is concurrently affiliated with the Eindhoven University of Technology. His academic journey began with a Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics, followed by a Master’s degree in Data Science.¬†Yves’s current focus revolves around the intriguing intersection of language models and protein optimization/design/engineering. By combining data science methodologies with bioinformatics concepts, he aims to unravel the intricate patterns of protein structures, functions, and their potential for engineering. His ultimate goal is to contribute to an innovative venture that utilizes the power of artificial intelligence in the field of bioinformatics. Yves finds the potential impact of this endeavor in areas such as drug discovery and genetic diseases particularly exciting. As he navigates the world of research and development, Yves looks forward to expanding his horizons in this interdisciplinary domain.