Andrew Nishida, M.S.

  • Computational Biologist 3, CEDAR, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine


Andrew Nishida comes to CEDAR as a computational biologist from the Adey and O'Roak labs at Oregon Health and Sciences University in the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics. He spent the last three years working on characterizing mosaic mutations in ASD cohorts and building computational analysis pipelines for single-cell ATAC-seq. He was raised in Cupertino, California and received a B.A. in Classics from University of California, Los Angeles and a M.S. in Biology from University of Oregon. Focusing on bioinformatics, he worked at University of Washington on viral transcriptomics and at Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences in Seattle on the ENCODE project characterizing non-coding elements. Presently he enjoys stroies, birds in the wild, and other people's dogs. He hopes to contribute his diverse background and experiences into an exciting innovative community.



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