Ep7 - Junk DNA

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020
Next stop on the Genomics train is Junk DNA - the non-coding part of the genome. Dr. Sabah Kadri does a deep dive into the parts of the genome that we are still trying to understand. She highlights the major milestones in the field, its achievements and challenges, peppered with the usual origin stories and fun anecdotes from scientific history.


Sabah Kadri, PhD

Sabah Kadri, PhD

Dr. Sabah Kadri has a background in Computer Engineering with a PhD in Computational Biology from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Kadri leads a team of bioinformaticians and scientists to design, develop and implement cloud-based computational infrastructure and containerized bioinformatics software in clinical diagnostic services for germline and somatic next generation sequencing (NGS) testing. She has experience building clinical diagnostics pipelines and systems for adult and pediatric diseases and continues to work on informatics solutions and research questions for translational ‘omics’ and biomedical research to promote personalized medicine.