Experience

Work Experience:

GenomeDx Biosciences Inc, Vancouver, BC. Canada. November 2015 – present
Jr. Bioinformatician
• Responsible for developing an automated wetlab and genomic data curation process for all ongoing research studies
• Upkeep and development of a PostgreSQL research database containing clinical, wetlab & genomic data
• Developing cloud-based infrastructure using Amazon Web Services Ec2 & S3
• Automating scripts for supplementing patient-reports with genomic data
• Quality control of genomic & wetlab data & development of new quality control metrics
• Programming with R, Shell (Bash), and PostgreSQL mainly

Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, AB. Canada. June 2015 – August 2015
Bioinformatics Support Intern
• Responsible for updating, maintaining, and developing tools on a web based Galaxy server for
variant analysis of Illumina MiSeq (NGS) data for genetic diagnostics
• Provided general tech support to the genetics diagnostic laboratory
• Programmed with XML, Perl and Shell Scripting mainly

Dr. Mark Bieda Lab, Calgary, AB. Canada. May 2014 – September 2014
Bioinformatics Researcher
• Developed R Scripts and Kepler Pipelines for NGS ChIP-seq analysis
• Worked on methods of visualizing gene expression microarray data using R/Bioconductor graphics
packages
• Programmed with R and Shell scripting mainly

Honours Thesis Project:

Bieda Lab, University of Calgary September 2014 – April 2015
Advanced Computational Approaches to ’Omics Data Set Analyses
• Developed pipelines and R scripts for combining Gene Expression Microarray analysis data with
ChIP-seq analysis data
• Datamined large data sets obtained from NCBI GEO/SRA
• Created scripts to automate graphical display production of downstream ChIP-seq analysis results
• Integrated ChIP-seq and Gene expression analyses with visual pathway analyses by using the
KEGG database

Education

Education University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. Canada September 2012 – June 2015
BHSc. Bioinformatics (Honours)
Carleton University, Ottawa, ON. Canada September 2010 – April 2011
General Science Courses (Transferred)