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I am a senior Senior Bioinformatician with expertise in -omics based data analysis and computational processing for cancer-related projects. Currently, I work on multiple initiatives within the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, where I specialize in integrating large multi-dimensional datasets from the clinical and research domains.

In addition to my primary role, I hold an honorary NHS contract and collaborate with various teams to analyze clinical data sets of cancer patients for the NHS in Scotland. I actively contribute to multi-centre molecular tumor boards, providing genomic insights and I provide teaching for undergraduates the University of Edinburgh.

My areas of specialization encompass the entire lifecycle of data analysis and presentation, spanning project design, computational processing of genomic, transcriptomic, and diverse clinical data sets, coding, pipeline development, data interrogation, and manuscript/grant writing. Particular areas of focus include relating cancer genomics towards clinical outcomes.

Currently, I am engaged in several significant projects. Firstly, I am investigating the integration of genomic aberrations with clinical outcomes in different types of ovarian cancer. Additionally, I am identifying mutations in subtypes of sarcoma cancer to facilitate the development of in vitro and in vivo cancer models. I am also involved in longitudinal monitoring of cell-free tumor DNA in head and neck and lung cancer. Furthermore, I am undertaking various projects focused on leveraging existing NHS data to gain insights into a range of medical conditions.

Please feel free to reach out if you'd like to connect or discuss potential collaborations.

Education/Academic qualification

Epigenetics, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 1 Jul 2010

Molecular Biology - 1st class hons, Bachelor of Science, University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 1 Jul 2006


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