I am currently a Research Associate in the Statistics Department at Stanford University. My research interests revolve around computational biology, with emphasis on open-source tools and the R language in particular.
I am currently the lead developer of an R/Bioconductor package for data management and analysis of high-throughput DNA-sequencing based microbiome census data. The package is called phyloseq, and it is developed openly on GitHub, with official development and stable releases of phyloseq available from Bioconductor.
I am also contributor to the biom-format project, a general-use format and API for representing biological contingency tables and associated metadata/covariates. I am the lead developer of the R API for the project, and we have recently released a beta version of the biom package for R on the CRAN repository. The latest contributions and development details are available at the biom-format project repo on GitHub.
My background is in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, bioinformatics, and most recently, statistics and R development.
Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers
Q&A for meta-discussion of the Stack Exchange family of Q&A websites
Q&A for power users of web applications
Q&A for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems
Q&A for system and network administrators
Q&A for people who want to be financially literate
Q&A for computer enthusiasts and power users
Q&A for Ubuntu users and developers
Q&A for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals
Q&A for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.
Q&A for professional, enthusiast and amateur photographers
Q&A for power users of Apple hardware and software
Q&A for academics and those enrolled in higher education
Q&A for professional programmers interested in conceptual questions about software development
Q&A for Drupal developers and administrators
Q&A for biology researchers, academics, and students
Q&A for people interested in statistics, machine learning, data analysis, data mining, and data visualization
Q&A for information security professionals
Q&A for software developers, mathematicians and others interested in cryptography
Q&A for scientists using computers to solve scientific problems
Stack Exchange Network staging zone, where users come together to build new Q&A sites