Experience

Professional appointments

  • Computational Associate I, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Nov. 2017 - present
    Develop algorithms and tools for strain-level metagenomics.
  • PhD-candidate, TU Delft, Nov. 2017 - present
    See above.
  • Bioinformatics intern, DSM, Jun. 2016 - Oct. 2016
    Responsible for doing an initial analysis and literature review on a protein production problem at large scale with the bacterium Bacillus subtilis by modelling its proteome allocation and analysing protein measurements under different growth conditions.

Other internships, side-jobs and projects

  • Google summer of code student, Python software foundation, May 2015 - Aug. 2015
    Implemented a graph visualisation system using OpenGL for the scientific visualisation library Vispy.
  • Embedded software developer, TU Delft, Feb. 2012 - Feb. 2013
    Built a huge (3x3x1m, 24x24x8 LEDs) RGB LED display with a group of other students at Delft University of Technology. I was responsible for the embedded software on the Raspberry Pi.
  • Several other software engineering internships and jobs, 2009-2016

Teaching

Teaching assistant

I have been teaching assistant for the following undergraduate courses at TU Delft:

  • TI2736-C Data Mining (2016-2017)
  • NB2161 Bioinformatics (2016-2017)
  • LB2291 Bioinformatics (2016-2017)

Software

PHASM: Haplotype-aware de novo genome assembly

A de novo genome assembler written in Python that leverages the assembly graph to output DNA sequences for each haplotype.

Raspberry Pi TLC5940 library

A C++ library to control the TLC5940 LED driver from your Raspberry Pi