J. Alnasir MPharm (Hons)
PhD candidate (Computer Science & Molecular Biology)
I am a Research
PhD. Candidate employed at the Center of Systems and Synthetic Biology,
department of Computer Science at Royal Holloway University of
London. My research areas are Next Generation DNA sequencing,
RNA Seq, Distributed computing, Computational Biology, Structual
Biophysics and Bioinformatics, read more about this on my
Holloway site. My portfolio sub-sections discuss
my projects in further detail.
Initially I started working commercially in software
development, however, my passion for Science, and Chemistry led
me into the medical field where I obtained my Masters in Pharmacy (M.Pharm); a Joint course run by
Kingston University and
Georges Hospital Medical School.
Initially in my computer programming career,
OOP (Object Orientated programming) utilising predominantly the
Delphi and C/C++ programming languages.
In the commercial arena
SQL (predominantly Oracle),
Client/Server, and n-tier
systems as well as PL/SQL running directly on Oracle RDBMS.
academic career I assist with the teaching/marking of various BSc Computer
Science modules to undergraduate students such as Java Object Orientated
Programming, Robotics and Computer Graphics. I also assist with the
delivery/teaching of a the Large scale data storage analysis module of the
MSc Data Science to postgraduate students - read
more about this on my
Of particular interest to me is the application of Computer
science to chemical, and medical problems. This has manifested
in a number of projects I've
been actively developing (See IT
Portfolio and Research).
a keen photographer
and have recently completed
a Diploma in Photography with the
Institute of Photography. I am a member of the Royal Holloway