Dr. Mangul is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Computational Biology at the University of Southern California. He specializes in the design, development, and application of novel data-driven computational approaches to accelerate the diffusion of genomics and biomedical data into translational research and education. Dr. Mangul is a passionate advocate for promoting transparency and reproducibility in data-driven biomedical research, as well as for making bioinformatics education accessible to all. Dr. Mangul’s work is dedicated to advancing the principles of reproducibility, data sharing, and software usability, with the ultimate goal of shaping a more equitable and impactful future for the field of bioinformatics. Dr. Mangul received his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from Georgia State University, and he holds a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from Moldova State University, Chisinau, Moldova. He completed his postdoctoral training in computational genomics with Prof. Eskin at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Mangul is the recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award, and he serves as a mentor for the Inaugural National Institutes of Health (NIH) cohort of the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD) Fellowship Program in Leadership.