Brian Walsh

  • Sr. Research Software Engineer

Biography

After spending a career in consulting and startups it is a privilege to collaborate with great teams on such worthwhile, meaningful projects.

Current research focus:
* Increasing statistical power by lowering barriers to entry and streamlining access to diverse datasets
* Improving the reach of precision medicine by capturing `evidence` from integration, text mining and machine learning 
* Facilitating reproducibility, reuse and cost via Graph databases and Cloud management

Memberships and associations

  • https://www.ga4gh.org/
  • https://cancervariants.org/
  • https://www.genome.gov/Funded-Programs-Projects/Computational-Genomics-and-Data-Science-Program/Genomic-Analysis-Visualization-Informatics-Lab-space-AnVIL

Areas of interest

  • Graph Databases
  • Machine Learning
  • Pan Cancer, Cross Project Data Harmonization

Publications

Selected publications

  • A harmonized meta-knowledgebase of clinical interpretations of cancer genomic variants  - https://www.biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2018/07/11/366856.full.pdf
  • Exploring Integrative Analysis using the BioMedical Evidence Graph  - https://www.biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2019/09/25/773911.full.pdf

Publications

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