In today's data-heavy research environment, scientists can benefit from new computational skills.  CGRB's team of Bioinformatics Trainers can help researchers learn the bioinformatic basics through workshops, a user group and one-on-one training.

CGRB Bioinformatics Trainers:

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Andrew Black
Andrew Black

Andrew Black
3135 Ag & Life Sciences Bldg.
541-737-0018

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Andrew Black earned his B.S. (Biology) from Metropolitan State University of Denver, his Ph.D. (Integrative Biology) from Lehigh University, and Postdoc (fisheries genetics) at Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station. While broadly trained, his relevant research has focused on Genotyping By Sequencing for evolutionary and ecological applications. His interests and research background have spanned animal behavior, population genetics, and conservation genomics.
Shawn O'Neil
Shawn O'Neil

Shawn O'Neil
3135 Ag & Life Sciences Bldg.
541-737-0018

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Shawn T. O’Neil earned his B.S. in Computer Science from Northern Michigan University, and later his M.S. and Ph.D. in the same subject from the University of Notre Dame. His past and current research focuses on bioinformatics, specifically ecological informatics, transcriptomics, and assembly algorithms. He’s developed and taught several courses in computational biology and programming, and is the author of A Primer for Computational Biology

Matthew Peterson
Matthew Peterson

Matthew Peterson
3122 Ag & Life Sciences Bldg.
541-737-3897

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Matthew Peterson earned a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an M.S. in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon. At the CGRB, Matthew is responsible for developing processing pipelines for the Illumina, PacBio, and Genotyping by Sequencing services, as well as the curation, quality control, and backup of CGRB-generated data.