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Sean Alexander Bankier

Postdoctoral Fellow
  • E-mailSean.Bankier@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    HIB - Thormøhlens gate 55
    5006 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

My research is focused upon understanding how common genetic variation can be linked to disease with the use of multi-omic datasets and causal inference.

At UiB, I work on the NFR funded project; Intelligent systems for personalized and precise risk prediction and diagnosis of non-communicable diseases (INTRePID). In this project we aim to create computer methods for risk prediction and diagnosis of non-communicable diseases using multi-omics data, by developing, implementing and validating novel algorithms for structure learning and inference in large-scale, multi-organ causal Bayesian gene networks with applications in cardiovascular medicine.