James W. Weis, Ph.D.

Year of Graduation: 



Prof. Joe Jacobson

Current Position: 

Founder and CEO of Nest.Bio

Doctoral Thesis Title: Optimizing scientific innovation by learning on knowledge graph dynamics


Publications while at MIT:

1. Learning on knowledge graph dynamics provides an early warning of impactful research.

Weis JW, Jacobson JM.

Nat Biotechnol. 2021 May 17. doi: 10.1038/s41587-021-00907-6. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34002098


2. Machine Learning Identifies Chemical Characteristics That Promote Enzyme Catalysis

Brian M. Bonk, James W. Weis, Bruce Tidor

J Am Chem Soc. 2019 Mar 6; 141(9): 4108–4118.  Published online 2019 Feb 14. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b13879

PMCID: PMC6407039