Hey, I'm David

Computational biologist with a passion for natural products.

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Who I am

I recently graduated with distinction from the MSc Bioinformatics program at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Currently, I am furthering my MSc research project on elucidating the path from mined metabolic gene clusters to bioactive natural products, as a PhD candidate.

My interests lay on the intersection between natural products, biotechnology, and software development - I have interdisciplenary knowledge on analytical chemistry, industrial fermentation, algorithm development, dynamic modeling and parameter optimization, and machine learning.

Feel free to reach out and lets talk (bio|chem)informatics!

What I do

PhD candidate

I help elucidating the path from genotype to interactome at Wageningen University.

Modeling fermentation

I make proprietary dynamic fermentation models for testing bioreactor setups.

Learning Mandarin

I am pursuing a lifelong wish to learn to speak Standard Northern Mandarin fluently.

Projects

DONPHAN

A web repository for bioactive compounds.

monomer-aligner

Platform for researching polyketide substructure motifs. Work in progress.

TERP

Tailoring enzyme regioselectivity predictor for biosynthetic gene cluster compounds. Work in progress.

Molray

Ray-tracer for drawing 3D filled-space molecular depictions, written in F#.

mol2html

3dmol.js wrapper for creating HTML pages for showing molecules.

pyvista-molecule

PyVista wrapper for drawing hi-res 3D molecular conformers. Work in progress.

Get in touch

Feel free to reach out by email or message me on Twitter!

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