Instructor Team

Advanced Programming in R

Dr Laurent Gatto

University of Cambridge

Dr Laurent Gatto, Ph.D. is a group leader at the University of Cambridge, where he set up the Computational Proteomics Unit in August 2013. CPU is part of the Cambridge Centre for Proteomics. The main activities at CPU centre around using statistics and machine learning to analyse proteomics data and the integration of different sources of heterogeneous data to uncover biologically relevant patterns. The development and publication of scientific software is an integral part of the groups' work and is reflected in their contributions to the Bioconductor project. Dr Gatto has written a number of Bioconductor packages including hpar, MSnbase, pRoloc, qcmetrics, rols, rpx, synapter and yaqcaffy. Dr Gatto recieved his Ph.D. in evolutionary genetics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Dr Robert Stojnic


Dr Stojnic Ph.D. is CTO and co-founder of Factmata, developing state-of-the-art natural language processing applications to automated fact checking. He wrote two Bioconductor packages: PWMEnrich, and ddgraph. Dr Stojnic was previously CTO of GeneAdviser and a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge, where he received his Ph.D. computational genomics. His world-class research has yielded a number of publications in leading scientific journals including PLoS Computational Biology, PLoS Genetics, Development and EMBO J.