A talk for R-Ladies Seattle and FredHutch about starting to learn R by listening to R-Ladies, rOpenSci, and the broader R world.

Introducing rOpenSci at the first annual R/Pharma conference

A talk about the rOpenSci community as part of 7 talks by rOpenSci staff and leadership team members




Community Engagement Fellow

Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement

Jan 2017 – Jan 2018 Washington DC, USA
1-year professional development fellowship for improving collaboration and community building in science

Community Manager


Sep 2016 – Present Berkeley CA, USA via Kamloops BC, Canada

Project and Outreach Coordinator

Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia

Mar 2014 – Aug 2015 Vancouver BC, Canada
Lots of connecting and matchmaking across the life sciences and computational sciences

Research Scientist

Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia

Aug 2008 – Apr 2014 Vancouver BC, Canada
Embedded bioinformatician in the Hayden Laboratory. Wrote some good papers. Collaborations were the best part

Co-founder and organizer (volunteer)

Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group (VanBUG)

Sep 2002 – Aug 2012 Vancouver BC, Canada
Monthly seminar and networking series for the Vancouver bioinformatics community, that spawned TorBUG and MonBUG.