Cynthia Ma

Cynthia Ma

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Computer Science & Engineering


PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, 2022
BA, Swarthmore College, 2014


Teaches data mining


After graduating Swarthmore College in 2014 with a double major in biology and computer science, Cynthia Ma joined the Brent Lab at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research focus was the analysis of gene expression data to model gene regulation, specifically the role of transcription factors (TFs) and the inference of TF activity in different conditions. After receiving her PhD, Cynthia joined the teaching faculty of the McKelvey School of Engineering in Fall 2022.