I just finished up an NSF Postdoc at the Institute for Society and Genetics at UCLA, where I wrote a book called "Metabolizing Data." This was part of a two-year project called "What is metabolism after big data?", which explored how the rise of data, bioinformatics, and statistics is impacting how researchers think about metabolism, and develop metabolic diagnostics and therapies. You can read more about it here and here.
Previously, I did work at the University of Exeter on the Open Science movement (on the concepts and practical implications of the "openness" of papers, data, software, etc. in biology). I also did work on how the digital era is affecting intellectual property rights in the arts and humanities.
After being awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 2008, I completed my DPhil in 2013 at the University of Oxford in Social Anthropology. I also completed my undergraduate degree in the biological sciences, during which I worked for four years in an immunology laboratory, at the University of Chicago.
I'm currently taking a break from academia to try my hand at industry, but still love to talk about all things data. In my free time, I row, play frisbee, garden, and write a (very non-professional!) food blog.