Saket Navlakha

Assistant Professor

Integrative Biology Laboratory

Pioneer Fund Developmental Chair

Saket Navlakha
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News

News


Fruit fly brains inform search engines of the future

LA JOLLA—Every day, websites you visit and smartphone apps that you use are crunching huge sets of data to find things that resemble each other: products that are similar to …


How plant architectures mimic subway networks

LA JOLLA—It might seem like a tomato plant and a subway system don’t have much in common, but both, it turns out, are networks that strive to make similar tradeoffs …


How plants grow like human brains

LA JOLLA—Plants and brains are more alike than you might think: Salk scientists discovered that the mathematical rules governing how plants grow are similar to how brain cells sprout connections. …


The Internet and your brain are more alike than you think

LA JOLLA—Although we spend a lot of our time online nowadays—streaming music and video, checking email and social media, or obsessively reading the news—few of us know about the mathematical …


Brain-based algorithms make for better networks

LA JOLLA–When it comes to developing efficient, robust networks, the brain may often know best. Researchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Carnegie Mellon University have, for the first …


Salk Institute welcomes four new faculty

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute is pleased to welcome a new full professor and three new assistant professors, all exceptional leaders in their respective fields. The new faculty will facilitate innovative …


Education

PhD, Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park
MEng and BS, Computer Science, Cornell University


Awards & Honors

  • 2013 NIH F32 postdoctoral fellowship award