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Vijay Pande

Vijay Satyanand Pande is an Trinidadian-American biomedical scientist and professor of chemistry, structural biology, and computer science at Stanford University. Pande is the director of the biophysics program and is best known for orchestrating the distributed computing disease research project known as Folding@home.His research is focused on distributed computing and computer-modelling of microbiology.His research focuses on improving computer simulations regarding drug-binding, protein design, and synthetic bio-mimetic polymers.Pande became the ninth general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz in November 2015.