Yuka Takemon (they/them [preferred] but she/her accepted) 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. They also serve as a board member of a local 2SLGBTQIA+ registered organization.
Their interests include cancer genomics research, personalized cancer genomic medicine, improving STEM education, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion 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, 2019 - Current
University of British Columbia
PSM in Bioinformatics, 2018
University of Maine
BA in Human Ecology, 2014
College of the Atlantic