Open Source Bioinformatics with R and RShiny
Goknur Giner is currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Bioinformatics Division at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. She received her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Izmir University of Economics and a B.S. in Statistics from Dokuz Eylul University. Her work is centred on developing statistical approaches for medical research, particularly for cancer studies. Statistical inference and prediction methodologies are the focus of her research. The biomedical technologies she has extensive experience are RNA Sequencing, Whole Exome Sequencing, CRISPR, Circulating Tumour Cells, Patient Derived Xenograft experiments.
She uses R Statistical Programming language in developing and testing innovative statistical tools and building interactive web applications that utilise the latest research in high-throughput genomic data. She is also the founder of the R-Ladies Melbourne which is Australia's first R Programming community for self-identified women and minority genders.