Catharina Olsen

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Catharina Olsen

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Dr. Catharina Olsen received her PhD in Computer Science from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. During her PhD, she worked with Dr. Haibe-Kains in John Quackenbush’ laboratory at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA. Her research focused on developing machine learning techniques for Bioinformatics. She mainly worked on the inference of directed networks from genomic cancer data and known interactions. Prior to her PhD, she obtained a Master in Mathematics from the University of Technology in Dresden, Germany. Currently, she is working on employing network models for different prediction tasks in cancer such as subtype classification and the response to drug administration.