Sander Timmer obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge and EMBLEuropean Bioinformatics Institute specialising in Big Data Biology. At Microsoft he is working as an Consultant helping enterprise customers utilising the Microsoft Azure cloud platform for their data heavy problems. Within this role he is building Internet-of-Things, Big Data, and Machine Learning solutions.

Azure Machine Learning

My PhD

In Ewan Birney‘ team I worked on understanding genetic variation on both molecular and whole body phenotypes. My PhD thesis has been published under the title understanding the human epigenome using system genetics.  To this extent, I have been working on the following project:

Big data, biomarker discovery, business strategy, cloud computing, complex biological networks, data mingling, data visualisation, epigenetics, machine learning, market potential, medical genetics, mobile applications, molecular biology, new technologies, next generation sequencing, online marketing, open access, open data, open source, personalised medicine, science into business, start-ups, Internet of Things (IoT), usability and web applications.