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Last updated on 2019-02-10.

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Raju Rimal

PhD Fellow at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Passionate on analysis and visualisations of data and information. Strong technical and interpersonal skills for working in a team.

Education

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Statistics

Ås, Norway

2015 - 2019*

Courses:

  • Research Ethics and Philosophy of Sciences
  • Selected Topics in Statistics
  • Applied Machine Learning I
  • Applied Machine Learning II
  • Advanced Regression and Classification (UiO)
  • Multivariate Data and Meta Modelling (NTNU)

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Masters in Bioinformatics and Applied Statistics

Ås, Norway

2012 - 2015

Courses:

  • Design of Experiment
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Analysis of Categorical Data
  • Statistical Programming in R
  • Theoretical Statistics
  • Academic Writing
  • Bayesian Analysis
  • Econometric Methods

Tribhuwan University, Central Department of Statistics

Masters in Statistics

Kathmandu, Nepal

2007 - 2009

Courses:

  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Probability Theory
  • Stochastic Process
  • Econometrics
  • Quality Control
  • Sampling Theory
  • Population Demography

Dissertations and Publications

Masters Thesis:

Rimal, Raju. Evaluation of models for predicting the average monthly Euro versus Norwegian krone exchange rate from financial and commodity information. MS thesis. Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, 2014. https://doi.org/10.13140/rg.2.1.1145.4886

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2015

PhD Papers:

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2015 - 2019

  • Rimal, Raju, Trygve Almøy, and Solve Sæbø. A tool for simulating multi-response linear model data. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 176 (2018): 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemolab.2018.02.009
  • Helland, Inge S., Sæbø, Sæbø, Almøy, Trygve and Rimal, Raju, 2018. Model and estimators for partial least squares regression. Journal of Chemometrics, 32(9), p.e3044. https://doi.org/10.1002/cem.3044

Research Experience

Graduate Research Assistant

Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Beijing, China

2011 - 2014

  • Performed computational biology research towards understanding regulation of alternative splicing in human and mouse transcriptome.
  • Found EGFR pathway related mutations, aimed to understand the impacts of cancer mutations on EGFR signaling pathway.

Bioinformatican

My Health Gene Technology Co., Ltd.

Beijing, China

2015 - 2016

  • Investigated how cancer cells spread to other parts of the body at the single cell level.

Visiting Scientist

University of Alabama at Birmingham

AL, USA

2016 - 2018

  • Investigated the role of mitochondria in development of cancer.
  • Investigated the evolution of genome architecture and its role in important evolutionary events.
  • Detected thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura related mutations in mutiple patients’ blood genome.

Professional Experience

Data Scientist, intern

SupStat Inc.

Beijing, China

2014

  • Taught R language to beginners.
  • Wrote Shiny app demos.
  • Converted statistical tutorials from SPSS to R language.

Bioinformatician

My Health Gene Technology Co., Ltd.

Beijing, China

2015 - 2016

  • Analyzed whole-exome sequencing data.
  • Wrote analysis pipelines of ChIP-seq, single cell DNA-seq and single cell RNA-seq.
  • Studied tumor metastasis and wrote research reports.
  • Also did case studies to identify the genetic defect causing rare disease.

Teaching Experience

Introduction to R Language for Beginners.

Instructor of R and Data Mining Training Courses at SupStat Inc.

Beijing, China

2014

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

Teaching assistant of GBS CB2-201 courses at UAB

AL, USA

2016 - 2017

Selected Publications and Posters

Genetic and epigenetic signals are found predictive to the distribution of intra-individual divergence of alternative splicing.

Poster for 2013 International Conference of Genomics

Qingdao, China

2014

Yu L, Chen B, Zhang Z.

ESCRT-0 complex modulates Rbf mutant cell survival by regulating Rhomboid endosomal trafficking and EGFR signaling.

J Cell Sci. 2016 May 15;129(10):2075-84.

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2016

Sheng Z, Yu L, Zhang T, Pei X, Li X, Zhang Z and Du W.