Data Analyst / Bioinformatician


Sep 2019 – Present Helsinki

Postdoctoral Researcher

EPFL - Fellay Lab

Sep 2018 – Aug 2019 Lausanne
Joint analysis of human and pathogen genomes for various infections.

PhD Student

Lausanne University Hospital - Statistical Genetics Group

Oct 2013 – Jun 2018 Lausanne
  • Improvement of summary statistics imputation.
  • Analysis of GWAS, -omics and epidemiological data.
  • Identification of genetic risk factors.
  • Validation of gene expression-trait associations using drugbank data.


University of Zurich - EBPI

Feb 2012 – Mar 2013 Zurich
  • Statistical consulting of medical staff and students.
  • Statistical analyses for various medical research groups.
  • Teaching assistant for course `Clinical Biostatistics’ for medical students.

Research Assistant

ZHAW - Institute of Data Analysis and Process Design

Mar 2009 – Jan 2012 Winterthur
  • Statistical modelling of health-, traffic- and consumer-related data.
  • Teaching assistance in statistics lectures.

Recent Posts

The 3+ days at useR!2019 in Toulouse were packed with great talks1 and good food - hence the amuse-bouches word play. Here are some R …

How to make a good poster Recipe Content Design This is a tutorial on how to make a scientific poster from scratch. It aims for …

Goal Two approaches Our toy data 1A. A solution that works: ldlink from NIH LDproxy LDmatrix 1B. A solution that almost works: …

Goal Get started Data Add geographical coordinates Create leaflet Save the map Reason for deviation from the original This post …

What is a “project folder”? Why now? Why we tidy up: authority and incentive Challenges What I want The options Drake Getting started …

Recent & Upcoming Talks


Robust data analysis - an introduction to R

Course material for R introduction workshop held at Open science in practice summer school.

R-package GWAS.utils

Helper functions when working with GWAS (summary) data.

R-package ggGWAS

ggplot2 extension for visualising GWAS summary statistics.

Statistical Genetics Resources

Collection of resources needed in statistical genetics: data, readings, software.


2017: The Human Heredity Best Student Platform Presentation Award at the European Mathematical Genetics Meeting in Tartu, Estonia.

2017: Poster prize at the ePerMed Workshop about `Functional annotation of genome-wide variants’ in Lausanne, Switzerland.

2016: Lodewijk Sandkuijl Award for an outstanding talk in the field of complex genetics and statistical genetics at the European Society of Human Genetics Conference, Barcelona, Spain.