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From Biology to Industry. A Blogger’s Journey to Data Science.

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From Biology to Industry. A Blogger’s Journey to Data Science.

  1. 1. From Biology to Industry. A Blogger’s Journey to Data Science Dr. Shirin Glander • codecentric AG, Münster, Germany • shirin.glander@codecentric.de
  2. 2. OVERVIEW
  3. 3. • I’m going to talk about my background as a traditional wet-lab biologist, … • …how I got into data analysis and statistics, … • …why I started blogging, … • …and how I eventually ended up as a Data Scientist in a company.
  4. 4. ABOUT ME
  5. 5. DATA SCIENCE
  6. 6. • BUZZ WORD
  7. 7. • BUZZ WORD • BI + ML
  8. 8. • BUZZ WORD • BI + ML • PREDIC- TIVE ANALYT- ICS
  9. 9. https://trends.google.de
  10. 10. WHAT IS DATA SCIENCE?
  11. 11. • MAGIC WITH DATA?
  12. 12. • MAGIC WITH DATA? • WE CAN’T CHANGE NUMBERS...
  13. 13. • MAGIC WITH DATA? • WE CAN’T CHANGE NUMBERS... • ... BUT WE CAN ANALYZE AND UNDERSTAND
  14. 14. • MAGIC WITH DATA? • WE CAN’T CHANGE NUMBERS... • ... BUT WE CAN ANALYZE AND UNDERSTAND • => ACTIONABLE - DATA-DRIVEN - INSIGHTS!
  15. 15. http://berkeleysciencereview.com/article/first-rule-data-science/
  16. 16. http://www.epmchannel.com/2015/04/07/what-is-big-data-discovery/
  17. 17. BIG DATA
  18. 18. http://www.isw-online.de/big-datenschutz/
  19. 19. http://www.isw-online.de/big-datenschutz/ • GB - TB OF DATA
  20. 20. http://www.isw-online.de/big-datenschutz/ • GB - TB OF DATA • TOO BIG TO STORE & ANALYZE WITH TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES
  21. 21. http://www.isw-online.de/big-datenschutz/ • GB - TB OF DATA • TOO BIG TO STORE & ANALYZE WITH TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES • BIG POTENTIAL WITH TODAY’S COMPUTING POWER!
  22. 22. http://www.isw-online.de/big-datenschutz/ • GB - TB OF DATA • TOO BIG TO STORE & ANALYZE WITH TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES • BIG POTENTIAL WITH TODAY’S COMPUTING POWER! • => ML & DNN
  23. 23. MACHINE LEARNING
  24. 24. https://www.gaussalgo.com/machine-learning/
  25. 25. https://www.gaussalgo.com/machine-learning/ • ML = SUBFIELD OF AI
  26. 26. https://www.gaussalgo.com/machine-learning/ • ML = SUBFIELD OF AI • COMPUTER LEARNS FROM DATA...
  27. 27. https://www.gaussalgo.com/machine-learning/ • ML = SUBFIELD OF AI • COMPUTER LEARNS FROM DATA... • ... AND PREDICTS FUTURE/UNKNOWN
  28. 28. http://nkonst.com/machine-learning-explained-simple-words/
  29. 29. BIG DATA IN MEDICINE
  30. 30. https://www.touchsurgery.com/analysis/big-data-in-healthcare/ • MEDICAL RECORDS
  31. 31. https://www.touchsurgery.com/analysis/big-data-in-healthcare/ • MEDICAL RECORDS • LAB TESTS
  32. 32. https://www.touchsurgery.com/analysis/big-data-in-healthcare/ • MEDICAL RECORDS • LAB TESTS • GENETIC ANALYSIS
  33. 33. https://www.touchsurgery.com/analysis/big-data-in-healthcare/ • MEDICAL RECORDS • LAB TESTS • GENETIC ANALYSIS • NEXT-GEN-SEQUENCING
  34. 34. https://www.touchsurgery.com/analysis/big-data-in-healthcare/ • MEDICAL RECORDS • LAB TESTS • GENETIC ANALYSIS • NEXT-GEN-SEQUENCING • POPULATION DATA
  35. 35. https://www.touchsurgery.com/analysis/big-data-in-healthcare/ • MEDICAL RECORDS • LAB TESTS • GENETIC ANALYSIS • NEXT-GEN-SEQUENCING • POPULATION DATA • ADDITIONAL DATA, E.G. MOTION PROFILES
  36. 36. BIG DATA + ML = DNN
  37. 37. http://www.rsipvision.com/exploring-deep-learning/
  38. 38. http://www.rsipvision.com/exploring-deep-learning/ • BETTER PREDICTIVE MODELS
  39. 39. http://www.rsipvision.com/exploring-deep-learning/ • BETTER PREDICTIVE MODELS • PRECISION MEDICINE
  40. 40. http://www.rsipvision.com/exploring-deep-learning/ • BETTER PREDICTIVE MODELS • PRECISION MEDICINE • PERSONALIZED TREATMENT
  41. 41. http://www.rsipvision.com/exploring-deep-learning/ • BETTER PREDICTIVE MODELS • PRECISION MEDICINE • PERSONALIZED TREATMENT • UNDERSTANDING COMPLEX DISEASES
  42. 42. BLOGGING
  43. 43. WHY BLOG?
  44. 44. • WORK ON FUN/INTERESTING PROJECTS
  45. 45. • WORK ON FUN/INTERESTING PROJECTS • LEARNING BY DOING
  46. 46. • WORK ON FUN/INTERESTING PROJECTS • LEARNING BY DOING • ORGANIZE YOUR THOUGHTS
  47. 47. • WORK ON FUN/INTERESTING PROJECTS • LEARNING BY DOING • ORGANIZE YOUR THOUGHTS • MEMORY AID
  48. 48. • WORK ON FUN/INTERESTING PROJECTS • LEARNING BY DOING • ORGANIZE YOUR THOUGHTS • MEMORY AID • WRITE YOUR OWN TUTORIALS
  49. 49. • NETWORKING
  50. 50. • NETWORKING • CONNECT WITH PEOPLE WHO SHARE YOUR INTERESTS
  51. 51. • NETWORKING • CONNECT WITH PEOPLE WHO SHARE YOUR INTERESTS • OPPORTUNITY WILL FIND YOU
  52. 52. • NETWORKING • CONNECT WITH PEOPLE WHO SHARE YOUR INTERESTS • OPPORTUNITY WILL FIND YOU • PORTFOLIO
  53. 53. YOUR BLOG IS YOUR PORTFOLIO
  54. 54. https://www.dezyre.com/article/how-to-build-a-data-science-portfolio-that-will-get-you-hired/
  55. 55. https://www.dezyre.com/article/how-to-build-a-data-science-portfolio-that-will-get-you-hired/ • SHOWS YOUR INTERESTS, SKILLS, PASSION
  56. 56. https://www.dezyre.com/article/how-to-build-a-data-science-portfolio-that-will-get-you-hired/ • SHOWS YOUR INTERESTS, SKILLS, PASSION • WRITE ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT TO BECOME AN EXPERT IN, FIND INTERESTING OR WHAT YOU WANT TO IMPROVE ON
  57. 57. https://www.dezyre.com/article/how-to-build-a-data-science-portfolio-that-will-get-you-hired/ • SHOWS YOUR INTERESTS, SKILLS, PASSION • WRITE ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT TO BECOME AN EXPERT IN, FIND INTERESTING OR WHAT YOU WANT TO IMPROVE ON
  58. 58. HOW TO START A BLOG
  59. 59. • PLATFORM, I RECOMMEND R & BLOGDOWN
  60. 60. • PLATFORM, I RECOMMEND R & BLOGDOWN • DATASET
  61. 61. • PLATFORM, I RECOMMEND R & BLOGDOWN • DATASET • QUESTION
  62. 62. • PLATFORM, I RECOMMEND R & BLOGDOWN • DATASET • QUESTION • VISUALIZATION
  63. 63. • PLATFORM, I RECOMMEND R & BLOGDOWN • DATASET • QUESTION • VISUALIZATION • EXPLANATION
  64. 64. https://www.shirin-glander.de
  65. 65. THANK YOU!
  66. 66. SOURCES www.shirin-glander.de https://twitter.com/ShirinGlander shirin.glander@codecentric.de www.codecentric.de

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