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Stela Palii, Software Engineer

Skill Index

I am skilled in...

Genome Assembly Pipelines
185
Molecular biology tools
80
Research & Data Analysis
69
High Performance Computing
69
Bioinformatics
53
Mentor
53
Command Line
53
Genomic Analysis
53
Java
46
Experiment planning
53

Industry Density

Top 5 Industry Experience, Expressed in Percentages

Research

52%

Higher Education

48%

Career History

Current

Bioinformatics researcher @ (HIDDEN)

May 01, 2014 - Current

Role Description

Largest public university in Florida. In its 2018 edition, U.S. News & World Report (USN&WR) ranked the University of Florida as tied for the 9th-best public university in the United States and tied for 42nd overall among all national universities, public and private.

Responsibilities:

    • Contributed to multiple genomics projects (de novo and re-sequencing genome assemblies). Completed the gap-filling and refining of the Amborella genome as part of a multi-laboratory collaboration. Completed  the de novo assembly of the water lily genome.

    • Wrote and used shell, Python, and R scripts to clean up, curate, analyze and plot graphs for genomic data sets. Performed bioinformatics analyses with Falcon, Canu, SMRTpipe, PBJelly on UF HPC.


Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Genome Assembly Pipelines (40%)

  • High Performance Computing (15%)

  • Research & Data Analysis (15%)

  • Java (10%)

  • Python and Biopython (5%)

  • Report Writing (5%)

  • Literature Review (5%)

  • R scripts (5%)

2008

Postdoctoral fellow @ (HIDDEN)

October 01, 2008 - October 01, 2013

Role Description

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere.

Responsibilities:

    • Conducted functional genomics and molecular biology research focusing on synthetic lethal gene relationships in cancer

    • Designed experiments

    • Led and coordinated collaborative projects  

    • Performed large data set analysis with biostatistics and bioinformatics tools

    • Wrote Python and shell scripts to get and clean data derived from Genomics experiments

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Molecular biology tools (15%)

  • Experiment planning (10%)

  • Manuscript writing (10%)

  • Bioinformatics (10%)

  • Command Line (10%)

  • Mentor (10%)

  • Genomic Analysis (10%)

  • Leadership and collaboration (10%)

  • Python scripts (5%)

  • Grant reviews (5%)

  • R scripts (5%)

Education History

Awards & Certificates

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