I am a statistician and currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Shah Lab for Computational Cancer Biology at the BC Cancer Agency Research Centre. I completed my PhD in Statistics at the University of British Columbia (UBC) under the supervision of Nancy Heckman. I am originally from Brazil where I received my Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Statistics at the University of Campinas. My main research areas of interest include method development and analysis of genomic data, single-cell sequencing, functional data analysis, latent variable modeling, nonparametric regression, density estimation, machine learning and big data analytics. For my CV and complete list of publications please visit my personal website at cdesouza.com.