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PhD Candidate

Edgar Basto is originally from Bogota, Colombia. He holds undergraduate degrees in applied mathematics and engineering physics from the University of Western Australia and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, respectively.

Edgar is currently applying statistical techniques to reconstruct individualized gene networks in animal disease models. He also works as a data scientist for Ernst & Young, specializing in mining and healthcare.

Edgar is deeply interested in personalized healthcare and taking research from bench to bedside.