Computational epidemiologist, postdoc, RA, MS, genetic epidemiology, ibd mapping, Bayesian networks, statistical analysis, R, Java, C, C++, awk, Linux, bash, biostatistics, epidemiology, SAS, proc SQL, mySQL, matlab, Hugin, openMP, MPI
3 years of technical college, graduation 1999
MSc: 2009, Computer Science and Engineering, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
PhD: 2014, Medical Sciences, KI, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm
Agility level 2 instructor at Svenska Brukshundklubben, 2006
Dog instructor at Svenska Brukshundklubben, 2006
Postdoc, Karolinska Insitutet. Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, IMM + Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, MedS.
2015 Teacher, statistics, KTH
2011 Teacher statistics, Stockholm University
2008 Teaching assistant, bioinformatics, KTH
2006 – Agility instructor at SBK Stockholms Avdelningen, Mälarö Brukshundklubb and Danderyd-Täby Brukshundklubb
2008-2009 Assistant at Alpha Regulatory
2013: Invited to talk at the young scientific investigator’ s session at ECTRIMS with the project “Modest Familial Risks of Multiple Sclerosis: a population based study of Sweden.” Also awarded travel grant.
– Bronze medal at the Swedish Agility Championships with small team Eukanuba Powered Papillons
– District champion in agility in the Stockholm district with Caratoot’s Complete Checkmate
– Winner of the Swedish Agility Championships with small team Eukanuba Powered Papillons
Planning on doing your Master’s och Bachelor’s project and interested in genetics and epidemiology? We’re always looking for people skilled in programming and/or with a mathematical background. A Master’s och Bachelor’s project is a great opportunity to see if research is something for you. Interested? Please contact me at helga dot westerlind at ki dot se.