Description: Dr. Sonika Tyagi is a Machine Learning lead scientist at Central Clinical School Monash University Australia. Her expertise is in developing new machine learning (ML) tools and pipelines, and applying these methods to solve biological and clinical research questions. Her current research focuses on integrative approaches to health informatics and genomics. Her group applies deep learning and natural language processing techniques to study genomes. Sonika is a past member and contributor of ISCB Education COSI and chair/member of the GOBLET’s Standards, and EMBL-ABR and ABACBS’s education & training committees. She is currently a steering committee member of the Life Science Trainers group and affiliated with both Galaxy-Australia and Galaxy-India.
Expertise academic: Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Natural Language Processing, Genomics, Health Informatics
Expertise technical: python, High Performance Computing, Linux/Unix, Database modelling for the Humanities, web application frameworks, Instructor Training, TensorFlow