Kubiak, Katharine

Bioinformatics Specialist

Kubiak, Katharine

Katharine attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she earned a Bachelor's in Biology and a Master's in Bioinformatics. During her graduate program she became a research assistant and a software tester at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC where she focused on discovering new splicing events in Arabidopsis thaliana using RNASeq data and the Integrated Genome Browser. Upon graduation Katharine began her career in bioinformatics at the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2012. Her current focus is on developing and utilizing bioinformatic tools and software to analyze high-throughput next generation sequencing, data mining, and machine learning.

Contact Information

Office (864) 388-1047
Fax (864) 388-1706
kubiak@ggc.org

Education

  • B.A. Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2010

  • M.S. Bioinformatics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2012
Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis...

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