Dr. Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran is a Senior Software Engineer at the University of Oxford e-Research Centre, UK. Her research focuses on developing methodologies and software tools for data science, including knowledge management and data analysis. She mainly deals with heterogeneous biological and biomedical data, within the context of the ISA infrastructure
(http://isa-tools.org) and the BioSharing initiative (http://biosharing.org), engaging with the communities developing standards supporting data sharing, re-use and science reproducibility and promoting their awareness and use. Before joining the University of Oxford, Alejandra was involved with the Computational and Systems Medicine project (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/csm) and the Department of Computer Science at University College London, collaborating, among others, with the National Cancer Research Institute. Before that, she completed a PhD in Computer Science at Queen's University Belfast, and an MSc in Computer Science at Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina. Additionally, she has been a member of the Cancer Research UK Stratified Medicine Programme Informatics Advisory Board.