A former bioinformatician with the skills and passion for solving problems using data science. A creative, analytical, and dependable professional looking to leverage my skillset and knowledge to help companies explore data and achieve actionable results.
Modeling: Design and implement statistical / predictive models and cutting edge algorithms utilizing diverse sources of data to predict demand, risk and price elasticity. Experience with creating ETL processes to source and link data.
Web Applications: R Shiny, Django
Databases: SQL, postgreSQL, MongoDB
Data Science: Pandas, scikit-learn
Machine Learning techniques: KNN, K-means, Clustering, NLP, Decision Trees, Linear and Logistic Regression, PCA, SVM, Map Reduce, Dimensionality reduction, Na�ve Bayes, Text Mining
Visualization: Seaborn, ggplot, Matplotlib, Google Charts
Systems: Linux, Windows, OSX, AWS (EC2 & S3)
Bioinformatics EngineerJun 2014 to Current Quanticel － San Francisco, CA
Design and build web applications(Full Stack) to aid scientists in NGS analysis.
Designed and implemented databases for a LIMS system.
Created bioinformatics tools for automated analysis on different platforms.
Support single cell and bulk sequencing projects utilizing Amazon S3 and EC2 services.
Built tools to analyze.
Bioinformatics InternJun 2013 to Sep 2013 Genomic Health － Redwood City, CA
Led research for the discovery of breast cancer biomarkers using copy number variation analysis techniques.
Developed software pipelines in Galaxy for detecting CNVs within breast cancer cell lines.
Analyzed next generation sequencing data using Galaxy and IGV.
Evaluated and tested CNV detection software.
Provided support coding for other team members
Assessing the suitability of linear support vector machines to predict genotoxicity risks due to titanium dental implants.
Analyzing patient's blood pressures when taking certain drugs by using R statistical packages.
Metagenomic data analysis of wastewater using Next-Generation sequencing applications.
Building an HIV Integrase Inhibitor prediction model utilizing support vector machines and Python.
Automation Associate IIApr 2010 to Jan 2012 XDx － Brisbane, CA
Provided systems and assay support for the FDA approved molecular diagnostics test Allomap.
Maintained and calibrated Biomek 2000, 3000, FXp 96 channel, and FXp span-8 liquid handling instruments on a routine basis to support laboratory patient testing.
Worked with real-time PCR machines (ABI 7900HTs) to support laboratory patient testing.
Performed verification and validation testing for 42 EDGEMONT DR.
Systems EngineerJul 2008 to Apr 2010 Roche Molecular Diagnostics － Pleasanton, CA
implementation of new liquid handling instruments.
Worked with primers, probes, and master mix for manufacturing of assay plates
Analyzed data using statistical methods in JMP and EXCEL Programmed, debugged, and tested software on a component level setup for the cobas4800 CTNG/HPV molecular diagnostics test.
Processed Assay data through algorithm testing software.
Planned and validated test case protocols for FDA system validation.
Ran patient samples through sample preparation methods and real-time PCR.
Aided in troubleshooting of instrumentation problems.
R&D EngineerJun 2007 to Sep 2007 Penumbra Inc － San Leandro, CA
Concept designed and prototyped a new generation balloon guide Neurocatheter.
Designed and fabricated fixtures to aid in manufacturing processes for product assembly.
Improved manufacturing efficiency through statistical analysis, reducing raw material costs.
Sep 2006 to Jun 2007 UC Davis Biological and Agricultural Lab － Davis, CA
Researched Biogas Production and Purification from Glycerol waste-product of Biodiesel.
Created a Biogas System incorporating a feed tank, bioreactor, gas producing bacteria, and biogas filter.
Analyzed data using Gas Chromatography, pH testing, COD measurement, tip meter measurement.
B.S, Biological Systems Engineering2017University of California Davis － Davis, CABiological Systems Engineering
M.S, Bioinformatics Engineering Data Science General Assembly2014San Jose State University － San Jose, CABioinformatics Engineering Data Science General Assembly