About the Author
Dr. Manuel Corpas is Scientific Lead at Repositive, a Cambridge, UK start-up company focusing on efficient human genomic data discovery, access, and sharing. He is also a 2016 Fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute and sits on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Computational Biology. Previously Dr. Corpas was Technical Coordinator of the Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructure ELIXIR-UK, Coordinator of the BioJS open source community, and Chair of the Technical Committee for the Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education and Training (GOBLET). Dr. Corpas received a M.Sc. in Bioinformatics from the University of Manchester, UK, and a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Navarra, Spain. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Manchester, and completed post-doctoral work in clinical genomics at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, developing the DECIPHER database. Dr. Corpas has taught several 3 day Master Classes and podcasts in Precision Medicine in the US, UK, and Europe, covering precision medicine fundamentals, ethics, and business and entrepreneurial aspects.