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I am currently employed in a split role between the University of Edinburgh as a Senior Bioinformatician working across a number of projects within the Edinburgh Cancer Centre as well as holding an honorary NHS contract working on implementing new analytical strategies across cancer patient clinical data sets for NHS Lothain. 

Across my work I specialse in the analysis and presentation of large multi-dimensional datasets linking the clinical and research arenas. In particular I specialise in the processing and analysis of genomic,  epigenetic, transcriptomic and mutli faceted clinical data from project design to sequenced data computational processing and downstream analysis involving coding, pipeline development, data interrogation and manuscript/grant writing.  

 

Current project include the integration of genomic abberations with clinical outcome in a range of Ovarian cancer types , identifying mutations in Sarcoma cancer subtypes with a view to assit in the generation of in vitro/ in vivo cancer models , longitudinal monitoring of cell free tumour DNA in both head and neck and lung cancer as well as a number of procjects centred on utilising exisitng NHS data to better understand a range of conditions. 

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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