Lead Educator in the Data Sciences Platform, a former Genome Research editor with scientific training in biochemistry and extensive experience in many forms of scientific communication.
Robert is a Lead Educator in the Data Sciences Platform (DSP). In his role, he oversees knowledge services which aims to educate and support the diverse community that uses software packages such as the Genome Analysis Toolkit and cloud-based analysis platforms like FireCloud. Before joining DSP in 2018, Robert was a Scientific Advisor working in both the Regev group and the Director’s Office from 2013. Prior to his career at Broad, Robert trained as a biochemist and then worked as a journal editor. He particularly enjoys helping with presentations, manuscripts, funding applications, letters of recommendation/support, and any type of communication intended for non-specialist audiences. Robert’s areas of scientific expertise are genetics, genomics, gene expression, and biochemistry, but he is comfortable thinking broadly across a range of scientific areas.