HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lara Ozkan, a River Edge resident and pupil within the Academy for the Advancement of Science and Technology on the Bergen County Academies, is a printed writer on the age of 16. Her e book, titled “RNA Sequencing: Principles and Data Analysis,” teaches readers the fundamentals of genetics, R programming, bioinformatics, and RNA sequencing. RNA sequencing is a method used to research gene expression in organic samples. Lara’s e book has reached prime 5 within the Amazon Best Sellers lists for 2 classes: Biomedical Engineering and Biostatistics. Her e book has been endorsed by famend bioinformaticians, together with Dr. Josh Starmer, founder and CEO of StatQuest. Lara’s e book has been featured on many information websites, together with the RNA-Seq Transcriptome Sequencing Research web site. All proceeds from the e book’s gross sales are donated to the Cancer Research Institute.

In addition to her research, Lara is an completed computational biology and bioinformatics researcher at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Her undertaking, The Causal Mediators between Diet, Obesity, and Cancer, has been awarded the Yale Science and Engineering Award, Finalist at ISEF-Regional, and First Place in Math, Computer Science, and Bioinformatics. 

The Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, NJ is the #1 Public High School in the United States of America. At her faculty, Lara serves on the manager board for Provita Pharmaceuticals, a student-led biotechnology start-up, and works as Co-Director of Technology for BCA Flash, a program that organizes educational classes for center faculty college students in Bergen County. She is a neighborhood chief and advocate for STEM training; Lara is the founder and government director of an initiative that brings STEM training to underprivileged college students and minorities within the Middle East. Lara can also be an avid traveler and has lived in additional than 14 totally different cities throughout three continents. In her free time, she likes to go on runs and tutor her youthful siblings. 

She plans on persevering with her research in biology and bioinformatics by means of her educational and skilled profession. Lara acknowledges the rising demand within the trade for researchers who can perceive each biology and information science, since large, high-dimensional organic information units are being produced with our present expertise. 

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Amazon Link for “RNA Sequencing: Principles and Data Analysis”: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HTM7TGX/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_E-0FFbHJEBMDH 

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/lara-ozkan 

Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, New Jersey

Name: Nicole Kraus
Email: [email protected]  
Phone: (201) 447-7100

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