Jamie J. Alnasir

  Jamie J. Alnasir MPharm(Hons), PhD candidate, IT Consultant, Photographer, amateur tennis player...

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March Lecture: CS3110/CS5110 Bioinformatics module, Royal Holloway, London

I delivered the guest lecture to Computer Science students for their CS3110/CS5110 Bioinformatics module. The talk focussed on Next-Gen. Sequencing (NGS) and Transcriptomics and briefly discussed cluster computing and the cloud for analysis of RNA-seq data.

July Conference: MatBio '16, Foundations of Mathematics for Bioinformatics

I am to present a talk at the MatBio '16 conference, the title is: Transcriptomics: Leveraging a MapReduce algorithm and Python for gene-expression analysis on Apache Spark.

May CSPRC-16 (Computer Science Postgraduate Research Colloquium)

This year I was editor and co-organiser with another PhD student.

July Conference: ISCB 3D Sig (Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics)

Part of the ISCB (International Society for Computational Biology) event in Dublin, July 2015. I will present PDB-Hadoop (a Hadoop framework for parallelising legacy applications on the PDB)

May Conference: Big Data Analytics Training Workshop, MSTI ENSIAS

Organised through the collaboration of the British Council, MSTI (Mediterranean Space of Technology and Innovation) and ENSIAS (École nationale supérieure d'informatique et d'analyse des systèmes), Rabat, Morocco.

May Upgraded to PhD proper (PhD candidate)
May CSPRC-15 (Computer Science Postgraduate Research Colloquium)
February Conference: Developing data-driven biology within Morocco workshop

I will be presenting my research at the Developing data-driven biology within Morocco workshop which has been organised by The British Council and runs from 16th - 19th February.

February Just announced as an RDA 5th Plenary Early Career Support Programme Winner: RDA Fifth Plenary meeting in San Diego, March 9 to 11.
July Attending the JSPS UK-Japan Meeting titled "From Duplexes to Quadruplexes – Understanding DNA Structure and Function" conference held at the University of Reading, involves ollaboration between the UK and Japan.
May CSPRC-14 (Computer Science Postgraduate Research Colloquium)

Myself and another PhD student Ionut Tutu have coordinated this years Colloquium and have compiled a booklet of abstracts in which our work is also featured: CSPRC14-Abstract booklet, CSPRC14-programme.

October Commenced PhD programme,  Royal Holloway University of London
Pharmacist Pre-registration training with GPhC [did not register]

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