Position: Head of Bioinformatics
Skills and background:
A bioinformatics scientist and manager specialising in study design, classification, statistical and functional integration of high-dimensional biological (omics) data. Line management and project management/operations experience in client-facing roles.
Experience of analysing e.g.:
- Transcriptomic data from qPCR, microarray and RNASeq
- Genomic data from microarray and DNASeq
- Proteomic data from microarray, LC-MS-(MS) and IHC
- Metabolomic data from NMR, GC-MS-(MS) and LC-MS-(MS)
- Data integration of multiple data types
Programming expertise in e.g.:
2011-2012: Sistemic Scotland Ltd
2008-2011: Almac Group (Almac Diagnostics)
2003-2008: Umea Plant Science Centre
2008: PhD in Chemistry from Umeå University, Sweden
2004: MSc in Engineering Biology from Umeå University, Sweden
Kennedy RD, Bylesjö M, Kerr P, Davison T, et al. Development and Independent Validation of a Prognostic Assay for Stage II Colon Cancer Using Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissue. J Clin Oncol 2011, 29(35):4620-4626.
MAQC Consortium. The MicroArray Quality Control (MAQC)-II study of common practices for the development and validation of microarray-based predictive models. Nat Biotechnol 2010, 28:827-838.
Bylesjö M, Nilsson R, et al. Integrated Analysis of Transcript, Protein and Metabolite Data To Study Lignin Biosynthesis in Hybrid Aspen. J Proteome Res 2009, 8:199-210.