About R. Burke Squires

Feb 5, 2015 • R. Burke Squires

R. Burke Squires is married with two wonderful girls. He currently works at the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) Bioinformatics and Computational Biosciences Branch (BCBB) as s Computational Genomics Specialist where he collaborates with researchers on the NIH campus as well as teaches the Python Programming for Scientist series. Prior to the BCBB Burke worked with Richard Scheuermann at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas on the Influenza Research Database and Virus Research and Analysis Portal. He is currently faculty at the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) where he teaches Python programming. He lives in Adamstown, Maryland and is a PhD candidate in Computer Science.

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