Jacob Almagro Garcia

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Jacob is a computer programmer based at Sanger. He has a background in computer science and recently completed his Masters in Grid Computing and e-Engineering at Cranfield University. Jacob's principal role in the group is to develop and optimize software to process, analyse, and share massive DNA sequence datasets for the Kwiatkowski group's Plasmodium Genome Variation project. He is interested in algorithm design, bio-inspired algorithms, grid computing, bioinformatics and software development.