Rishi Nag

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Rishi Nag

Rishi Nag

Rishi is a based as the EMBL-EBI in Hinxton, UK and is managing the transition of the SWG and DWG into the new sets of structures in the re-organisation of the GA4GH. Before joining GA4GH, Rishi was a developer for Ensembl genebuild for 5 years. He has significant experience with the Ensembl gene annotation system and transcriptome analysis, and has produced gene annotation for a number of vertebrate species. He was responsible for Bio::DB::HTS, giving Perl programmers the ability to access high-throughput sequencing file formats using HTSlib, and integrating this into Ensembl systems such as the Variant Effect Predictor and the Ensembl webcode. He previously has specialised in the noise-cancellation systems in DSP systems on aircraft and mobile phones in industry, and spent two years as the Co-ordinator of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Guyana.

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