Mr Yatish Jain

IT Advisor - Bioinformatics

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Biography

Yatish is an accomplished Bioinformatician and Full-Stack Developer, adept at leveraging the latest machine learning, data science, and software development skills to create modern web-based Bioinformatics applications. His experience includes software testing both manual and automated using Perl scripts, teaching and developing graduate-level courses in diverse fields encompassing subjects such as software development and data sciences, structural protein and drug development studies at Pfizer inc, developing bioinformatics solutions dealing with complex unstructured datasets at Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA.

With more than 6 years of experience within software development lifecycle management and Bioinformatics, Yatish brings the knowledge of diverse fields and provides robust, innovative and extensible solutions to computational challenges faced by biologists. At CDC, Atlanta USA, Yatish led multiple projects with the team of bioinformaticians and software developers to create proof-of-concept and production applications along with bioinformatics analysis and pipeline development.

As CSIRO's Bioinformatics IT Advisor within the Genome Insights team, Yatish works toward building machine learning pipelines and generating valuable insights from biological datasets. He is leading the development of serverless variant prioritization software which will enable rapid turnaround times for clinical variant curation and can inform diagnostic and treatment choices. 

Other Interests

Academic Interests:
1. Strucutural Bioinformatics
2. Data Analytics and Data visualization
3. R shiny projects
4. NoSQL databases

Non-Academic Interests:
1. Cricket
2. Hiking
3. Strategy games

Academic Qualifications

  • 2016

    Master of Science - Bioinformatics
    Northeastern University, Boston, US

  • 2012

    Bachelor of Technology - Biotechnology
    VIT University, India

Current Roles

  • IT advisor - Bioinformatics
    Genome Insights team scientific software development

Professional Experiences

  • 2016-2019

    Sr. Bioinformatics Analyst
    General Dynamics Information Technology - supporting CDC

  • 2016-2016

    Structural Bioinformatician and Cheminformatician
    Pfizer Inc.

  • 2012-2014

    Programmer Analyst
    Cognizant Technology Solutions