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Hi there πŸ‘‹

My name is Yuka Takemon and I'm a PhD candidate at Canada's Micheal Smith Genome Sciences Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

  • πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ They/Them/Theirs
  • 🌏 Japanese πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ living in Canada
  • πŸ“š Current PhD candidate in the Genome Science + Technology program at the University of British Columbia
  • πŸ§‘πŸ»β€πŸ« Certified Carpentries and RStudio/Posit instructor and lesson maintainer for Intro to R for Genomics
  • πŸŽ“ Alumni of the University of Maine (PSM in Bioinformatics) and College of the Atlantic (BA in Human Ecology) πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
  • 🐭 Previously at The Jackson Lab as a research assistant studying transcriptomic and proteomic impacts of chronic kidney diseases and renal aging πŸ«˜πŸ§“πŸΌ

My interests

  • 🧬 Using genetic interactions to understand gene function and identify cancer cell-specific vulnerabilities
  • πŸ’Š Improving personalised cancer medicine
  • πŸ§‘πŸ»β€πŸ’» Teaching folks how to code (check out workshops at The Carpentries!)
  • πŸ’ͺ🏼 Empowering under-represented people through intensional community building (come out to an event with RLadies Vancouver!)

GitHub streak

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    GRETTA (Genetic inteRaction and EssenTiality neTwork mApper): An R package for mapping genetic interaction and essentiality networks

    R 9 2

  2. TheAgingKidney TheAgingKidney Public

    R 1

  3. Alport_ShinyApps Alport_ShinyApps Public

    R 1