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Fiona NielsenApril 18 - 2016
BioSB PhD Retreat in Lunteren
Tweet me @glyn_dk
Why I left my job
in genomic R&D
The frustrated researcher!
How did this happen?
The long road to results
Raw reads
Read QC
Variant calling
Analysis-ready
reads
Analysis-ready
variants
Variant
Annotation...
What do you do?
Sequence Read Archive
What do you do?
What do you do?
Yikes
What do you do?
PubMed?
What do you do?
What do you do?
Ask your PI
Write application
Apply for access
Wait…Wait…Wait…Wait…
Access requests can take months
https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackzack00/10205948476/
How did I end up here?
• Masters in bioinformatics, Odense, Denmark...
Access requests can take months
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Genomes Sequenced
~400k
genomes
produced
And how do you keep up?
More projects launched every day
And how do you keep up?
Data is uploaded
to repository
Data is discovered
by potential user
Data is accessed
by potential ...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackzack00/10205948476/
It has taken a while…
DNAdigest was founded in March 2013
Working out what to do
Making data discoverable and shareable
Realising the scope of the problem
T. A. van Schaik et al
The need to redefine genomic
data sharing: a focus on data
acces...
What IF?
You could easily search and
discover data?
You could rank data by
relevance?
Registering data was simple
to do?
Search would be easy
Collaboration would be simple
You would discover new
resources you did not
know existed
Building through collaboration
DNAdigest organises
hackathons/workshops 4 times a year
We founded Repositive
To make genomic data accessible for research
Adrian Alexa
CTO & Data Scientist
Fiona Nielsen
Founder...
A portal to search for data
Interested? Sign up for our beta at repositive.io
To make your data visible
Interested? Sign up for our beta at repositive.io
To collaborate
Interested? Sign up for our beta at repositive.io
But we are not done yet
https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackzack00/10205948476/
Now I am an entrepreneur
The future is always uncertain
I am just doing what it takes
Team effort
Presenting to the world
Reaching out
Consulting
Fundraising
Marketing
Branding
Public Engagement
Financial forecasts
Planning
Software development
Science
Long...
Read more at http://repositive.io and http://DNAdigest.org
Thanks for listening!
repositive [ re-poz-i-tiv ], noun;
1. a positive experience of accessing
genomic data repositories
Read more at http://rep...
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Career talk about how I moved from bioinformatics scientist to become an entrepreneur.

Presented at BioSB2016, pre-conference PhD retreat for young researchers in bioinformatics and systems biology at Congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren. #BioSB2016 #BioSB16

Link to event:
http://www.youngcb.nl/events/biosb-phd-retreat-2016/

Read more about my work:
http://DNAdigest.org
http://repositive.io
https://uk.linkedin.com/in/fionanielsen

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  1. 1. Fiona NielsenApril 18 - 2016 BioSB PhD Retreat in Lunteren Tweet me @glyn_dk Why I left my job in genomic R&D
  2. 2. The frustrated researcher! How did this happen?
  3. 3. The long road to results Raw reads Read QC Variant calling Analysis-ready reads Analysis-ready variants Variant Annotation Genotype Refinement Raw Indels Raw SVs Raw SNPs Mapping External Data
  4. 4. What do you do? Sequence Read Archive
  5. 5. What do you do?
  6. 6. What do you do?
  7. 7. Yikes What do you do? PubMed?
  8. 8. What do you do?
  9. 9. What do you do? Ask your PI Write application Apply for access Wait…Wait…Wait…Wait…
  10. 10. Access requests can take months
  11. 11. https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackzack00/10205948476/ How did I end up here? • Masters in bioinformatics, Odense, Denmark • Masters project in Nijmegen, CMBI • Continued as Phd student (junior onderzoeker) with CMBI and Molecular biology Then my mother got cancer
  12. 12. Access requests can take months
  13. 13. 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Genomes Sequenced ~400k genomes produced And how do you keep up?
  14. 14. More projects launched every day
  15. 15. And how do you keep up? Data is uploaded to repository Data is discovered by potential user Data is accessed by potential user
  16. 16. https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackzack00/10205948476/ It has taken a while… DNAdigest was founded in March 2013
  17. 17. Working out what to do Making data discoverable and shareable
  18. 18. Realising the scope of the problem T. A. van Schaik et al The need to redefine genomic data sharing: a focus on data accessibility, Applied & Translational Genomics, 2014 10.1016/j.atg.2014.09.013 Researchers spend months to find and access genomic data, and often choose to not access data at all
  19. 19. What IF? You could easily search and discover data? You could rank data by relevance? Registering data was simple to do?
  20. 20. Search would be easy
  21. 21. Collaboration would be simple
  22. 22. You would discover new resources you did not know existed
  23. 23. Building through collaboration DNAdigest organises hackathons/workshops 4 times a year
  24. 24. We founded Repositive To make genomic data accessible for research Adrian Alexa CTO & Data Scientist Fiona Nielsen Founder & CEO
  25. 25. A portal to search for data Interested? Sign up for our beta at repositive.io
  26. 26. To make your data visible Interested? Sign up for our beta at repositive.io
  27. 27. To collaborate Interested? Sign up for our beta at repositive.io
  28. 28. But we are not done yet
  29. 29. https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackzack00/10205948476/ Now I am an entrepreneur
  30. 30. The future is always uncertain
  31. 31. I am just doing what it takes
  32. 32. Team effort
  33. 33. Presenting to the world
  34. 34. Reaching out
  35. 35. Consulting Fundraising Marketing Branding Public Engagement Financial forecasts Planning Software development Science Long days Little financial return Big satisfaction Questions? I would love to hear from you , drop me a line at fiona@dnadigest.org https://www.flickr.com/photos/matthewpaulson/7185380311/ Life as an entrepreneur
  36. 36. Read more at http://repositive.io and http://DNAdigest.org Thanks for listening!
  37. 37. repositive [ re-poz-i-tiv ], noun; 1. a positive experience of accessing genomic data repositories Read more at http://repositive.io and tweet us @repositiveio
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Career talk about how I moved from bioinformatics scientist to become an entrepreneur. Presented at BioSB2016, pre-conference PhD retreat for young researchers in bioinformatics and systems biology at Congrescentrum De Werelt in Lunteren. #BioSB2016 #BioSB16 Link to event: http://www.youngcb.nl/events/biosb-phd-retreat-2016/ Read more about my work: http://DNAdigest.org http://repositive.io https://uk.linkedin.com/in/fionanielsen

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