A former Eli Lilly and Co. executive has been named research fellow and vice president of digital technology at the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute in Indianapolis. Daniel Robertson previously served as senior director of research IT at Lilly and spent the last two years building out the IBRI's computational analytics, digital and data sciences capabilities.

He also launched the institute's Applied Data Sciences Core. His previous experience includes associate scientist and director of technical and administrative services and manager of the Facility for Computational Molecular Science at IUPUI, postdoctoral research associate at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington D.C. and 67 peer-reviewed papers.