Heather Kates, PhD, Bioinformatics Analysis, joins MPC

Dr. Kates joined the MPC in 2023 and can provide bioinformatics support for RNA and protein analyses from the Nanostring GeoMX digital spatial profiler and nCounter instruments. She has more than ten years of experience in data systems design and management. Her expertise includes processing and analysis of various biological data sets by creating bioinformatics analysis pipelines related to the analysis, interpretation, and visualization of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data and other Omics applications (including Bulk & scRNASeq, ChIP-Seq, metabolomics, etc.). She will work with Dr. Ann Fu to provide a complete end-to-end package for whole transcriptome or RNA and protein panels and can be emailed hkates@ufl.edu.