Yuka Takemon (she/her) is a PhD candidate in Dr. Marco Marra’s group at Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre. Yuka is also an organizer of RLadies (Vancouver chapter) and an instructor and lesson maintainer with The Carpentries.
Her interests include improving personalized cancer genomic medicine, improving programming education, and promoting inclusion, equity, and diversity in STEM.
If you are interested in giving an R stats related workshop with RLadies, please reach out to me! We are always looking for new ideas and voices!
PhD in Genome Science and Technology, Current
University of British Columbia
PSM in Bioinformatics, 2018
University of Maine
BA in Human Ecology, 2014
College of the Atlantic