Salk Institute
Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Core
Michael Adams

Michael Adams

Algorithm Scientist

Biophotonics Core

As an Algorithm Scientist in the Biophotonics Core Facility at the Salk Institute, Michael Adam’s primary responsibility is the development of imaging informatics approaches as well as training in cutting-edge microscopy and imaging techniques. Michael is a Physicist by training. During his graduate work he worked as a Medical Physics intern at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he designed, implemented and tested new procedures for Total Body Irradiation (TBI) using a linear accelerator under the supervision of the Chief Physicist. Subsequently he worked as a Research Assistant in the Microscopy Center at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research where he trained scientists on a variety of advanced imaging techniques as well as developing custom-designed image processing algorithms for automated segmentation and analysis.


  • B.S. in Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO, USA
  • M.S. in Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO, USA





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