Dr. Anamaria Crisan started her postgraduate research career under the supervision of Dr. Samuel Aparicio and Dr. Shah at the University of British Columbia, and graduated in 2010 with a Masters in Bioinformatics. Her thesis on Mutation discovery in regions of segmental cancer genome amplifications from next generation sequencing of tumours presented in novel CoNAn-SNV algorithm for single nucleotide variant inference that overlay copy number alterations. Anamaria went on to work as a Research Scientist at GenomeDx BioSciences and then BC Centre for Disease Control. She was awarded the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship in 2015, and competed a PhD in Computer Science in 2019 at the University of British Columbia under Drs. Tamara Munzur and Jennifer Gardy. Since then, she has been at Tableau Software working as a Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington.