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researcher , bioinformatician

Sònia Casillas, Spanish bioinformatician, researcher. Achievements include development of pipeline diversity analysis, a web server to explore and estimate polymorphism, linkage disequilibrium and codon bias from large DNA databases; development of drosophila polymorphism dataBase, an online database of genetic diversity in drosophila. Grantee, e-Biointel, 2002; Marie Curie fellow, European Commission, 2006.

Background

Casillas, Sònia was born on September 3, 1979 in Llinars del Vallès, Spain. Daughter of Norberto Casillas and Roser Viladerrams.

Education

Degree in Biology, University Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain, 2001. Master of Science in Genetics, University Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain, 2003.

Career

Fellow Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología, Bellaterra, 2003—2006. Research technician University Autònoma de Barcelona, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of pipeline diversity analysis, a web server to explore and estimate polymorphism, linkage disequilibrium and codon bias from large DNA databases. Development of drosophila polymorphism dataBase, an online database of genetic diversity in drosophila.

Membership

Member of Society Molecular Biology and Evolution.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, hiking, travel.

Connections

Married Jordi Villaret, October 14, 2001.

father:
Norberto Casillas

mother:
Roser Viladerrams

spouse:
Jordi Villaret