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    ABOUT SOPHIA BANTON

    • Sophia Banton Bioinformatician, Biostatistician 0 reviews
    • Biomarker Discovery
    • Data Mining
    • R
    • Statistics

    Overview

    o Professional experience leading the analysis and visualization of large scale data for computational, clinical, and epidemiological applications

    o Application portfolio includes:
    – multi-omic data integration
    – transcriptomics and proteomics (gene expression)
    – metabolomics (clinical chemistry)
    – public health surveillance (population surveys, prevalence/incidence indices, environmental exposures)
    – nutrition
    – chronic disease
    – infectious disease

    o Consulting with and presenting to clinical researchers on preliminary and post hoc statistical analyses and visualization

    o Visualization toolkit: 
    – Shiny and Shinydashboard in R (interactive web applications)
    – ggplot2 
    – visNetwork, NetworkD3., and SigmaJS (interactive network visualization)
    – plotly and JavaScript (web-based graphics, geo-spatial mapping)
    – matplotlib in Python (3D plots)
    – Cytoscape and Gephi (static network visualization)
    – Circos (multi-variable connections)
    – PyMOL (protein interactions)

    o Statistical methods:
    – Group pathway LASSO (developed)
    – parametric and non-parametric analysis
    – univariate: t-tests, linear and logistic regression, ANOVA, mixed-effects models
    – multivariate: MANOVA, multivariate regression, principal component analysis, partial
    least squares discriminant analysis and regression

    o Programming Languages: R, Python, Perl, C++, JAVA
    o Statistical software: SAS, SPSS, Matlab and Simulink, Excel
    o Bioinformatics software: apLCMS, xMSanalyzer, XCMS
    o Relational databases: MySQL, Access
    o Operating systems: Windows, Linux, MAC OS

    Education:

    MSc Bioinformatics, MPH Biostatistics

    Biological background:

    Transcriptomics, Metabolomics, Microbiology, Virology

    Programming skills:

    R, Python, Perl, C++, JAVA

    Past & ongoing projects:

    http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/8/357/357ra122.short
    http://www.jpeds.com/article/S0022-3476(16)00028-7/abstract
    http://physreports.physiology.org/content/4/13/e12821
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4783630/
    https://bmcbioinformatics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2105-11-S10-O12
    http://www.jscimedcentral.com/SportsMedicine/sportsmedicine-2-1048
    http://scholarworks.gsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1462&context=iph_theses

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    • Hourly Rate: 40.00
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    • Experience: 5 years
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    • Country: United States