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EXPERTISE:

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

EDUCATION:

Gymnasium:
3 years of technical college, graduation 1999

University:

MSc: 2009, Computer Science and Engineering, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
PhD: 2014, Medical Sciences, KI, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm

Other:

Agility level 2 instructor at Svenska Brukshundklubben, 2006
Dog instructor at Svenska Brukshundklubben, 2006

CURRENT POSITION:

Postdoc, Karolinska Insitutet. Unit of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, IMM + Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, MedS.

 

EMPLOYMENTS/OTHER ASSIGNMENTS:

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

MERITS/AWARDS:
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.

2012:
– 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

2011:
– Winner of the Swedish Agility Championships with small team Eukanuba Powered Papillons

PUBLICATIONS:

https://scholar.google.se/citations?user=LpkLt8h5Qw4C&hl=sv

 

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.

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