Yuka Takemon

PhD candidate and data science community organiser

Yuka Takemon (they/them) is a PhD candidate in Dr. Marco Marra’s group at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre. Yuka is also an instructor and lesson maintainer at The Carpentries and RStudio and an organizer for Vancouver RLadies and Vancouver DataJam. Their interests include cancer genomics research, personalized cancer genomic medicine, education, and promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM.

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