Hi, I'm Mike.

Full-time software engineer · London · 8+ years experience

Birkbeck, University of London 2006–2007

MRes Bioinformatics with Systems Biology, pass with Merit

Research project:
A Comparison of Plant and Human Metabolites Using QSAR and Artificial Neural Networks

Bioinformatics is the application of statistics and computer science to the field of molecular biology. The key themes of my Masters were:

  • Web application development with Perl
  • Designing and querying databases
  • Object-oriented programming in Java
  • Understanding fundamental biological concepts, such as genomes, DNA and protein structure.
  • Understanding the statistical foundation of bioinformatics

The University of Exeter 2001–2005

Bsc (Hons) Computer Science, 2:1

Final year project: Java Crossword Creator

Java was the main programming language taught during my undergraduate degree which gave me a strong grounding in object-oriented programming.