Patrick K. Albers

Postdoc @ Big Data Institute, University of Oxford

Patrick recently finished his PhD in Genomic Medicine and Statistics at the University of Oxford, at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.  Supervised by Gil McVean and Mark McCarthy, his studies focussed on statistical genetics  with interest for applications in medical genetics and complex disease. He now started a postdoc at the Big Data Institute at the University of Oxford, where he develops novel statistical methods for large-scale genomic data analysis. Previously, Patrick studied MSc Evolutionary Biology at LMU Munich (Germany), Harvard University (United States), UM2 Montpellier (France), and Uppsala University (Sweden). Before that, he did his BSc in Marine Biology at James Cook University (Australia) and University of Tuebingen (Germany).

Besides his research, Patrick recently co-founded a BioTech company working in the microbiome field: BioMe Oxford, where he acts as the chief technology officer.