"The biology of cancer is something we cannot look at as black and white. I believe that combining biology with informatics may hold the key to look at the grey areas more clearly and aim for better improvement in the cancer genetics and epigenetics area."
Early Stage Researcher 11
Name: Daniel Vilar Jorge
Country of Birth: Portugal
MSc in: Biochemistry (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Marie Skłodowska Curie PhD Fellowship in Bioinformatics/Data analysis at Imperial College London.
Project: “Dissecting heterogeneity of drug-resistance networks to develop robust predictors of Tamoxifen response”
Supervision: PI Ed Curry; Prof. Bob Brown and Dr Luca Magnani (ICL), EpiPredict co-PIs Dr Alex Michie (ClinicaGeno Ltd.) and Prof. Antoine van Kampen (UvA, NL)
PhD programme: Imperial College London, The Department of Surgery and Cancer Postgraduate research program
Host training: Information Management, bioinformatics analysis, product prototype development
Planned secondment(s): ICL: Epigenetic profiles (M10-11), UvA: Bioinformatics/modelling (M14-15) MTASZBK: DNA methylation interference tools (M19)