Profile summary

Key skills

• Bioinformatics data analysis

• Interactive data visualisation

• Python

• R

• Javascript programming

Mateusz Kuzak, MSc

Community Officer

Profile summary

Key skills

Bioinformatics data analysis

Interactive data visualisation

Python

R

Javascript programming

Mateusz obtained his master degree in Biotechnology with specialization Biophysics, at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. He used live-cell imaging techniques and fluorescence confocal microscopy to study the dynamics and structure of the cell nucleus. In 2010, he moved to Amsterdam and worked at the RNA Biology & Applied Bioinformatics Unit at the University of Amsterdam in the Virtual Laboratory for Plant Breeding project as a scientific programmer. Mateusz worked there on the development of the web based interactive visualization for allelic variation in crop plants and on next-generation sequencing data analysis. 

In 2013, Mateusz joined the Netherlands eScience Center as a Research Software Engineer working on the projects involving programming in Python, R, Web applications in JavaScript, software containers and orchestration. Between 2017 and 2019, Mateusz has been working at the Dutch Techecenter for Life Sciences as a Scientific Community Manager. During this time he has also been involved in ELIXIR project as a deputy training coordinator ELIXIR-NL and the co-lead of the Software Development Best Practices Working Group. 

In September 2019 Mateusz joined the Netherlands eScience Center in the role of Community Officer with the focus on communities and training around Research Software Engineering, software best practices and sustainability, and the role of software in open science and reproducible research. Since 2015, Mateusz has been involved in the Carpentries community, first as an instructor, later contributor, mentor, Executive Counsil member and instructor trainer. He is also leading the Dutch chapter of the Carpentries and is on the core team of nl-RSE community.

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