About

Sander Timmer obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge and EMBLEuropean Bioinformatics Institute specialising in Big Data Biology. Within Microsoft I am a consultant helping clients to use the Azure cloud platform for their Machine Learning and Big Data problems.

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.