Seed, Cotton

Cotton Seed, PhD

Cotton Seed is a Sr. Principal Software Engineer and leader of the Hail team at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Prior to joining the Broad, he did a PhD in Mathematics at Princeton University and spent over a decade building high-performance computing systems with a focus on advanced compiler technology at Connected Components Corp, Intel, and Reservoir Labs, among others.


Ganna A, Genovese G, Howrigan DP, Byrnes A, Kurki MI, Zekavat SM, Whelan CW, Kals M, Nivard MG, Bloemendal A, Bloom JM, Goldstein JI, Poterba T, Seed C, Handsaker RE, Natarajan P, M├Ągi R, Gage D, Robinson EB, Metspalu A, Salomaa V, Suvisaari J, Purcell SM, Sklar P, Kathiresan S, Daly MJ, McCarroll SA, Sullivan PF, Palotie A, Esko T, Hultman CM, Neale BM
Ultra-rare disruptive and damaging mutations influence educational attainment in the general population.
Nat Neurosci. 2016;19(12):1563-1565 - PMID: 27694993 - PMCID: PMC5127781