Serafim's research focuses on computational genomics: developing algorithms, machine learning methods, and systems for the analysis of large scale genomic data. He received a BS in Computer Science, BS in Mathematics, and MEng in EE&CS from MIT in June 1996, and a PhD in Computer Science from MIT in June 2000. He joined Stanford in 2001. He is a recipient of the Sloan Fellowship, the NSF Career Award, and was named Technology Review's "Top 100 Young Technology Innovators" in 2003. He is also co-founder of DNAnexus. ​ Academic Appointments Professor, Computer Science Professor, Biomedical Data Science Member, Bio-X Member, Child Health Research Institute Honors & Awards Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Career Award in Computer Science, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Top 100 Young Technology Innovators, National Science Foundation Best Paper Award, MIT Technology Review Magazine (2003)