Lucas Schiffer, MPH

Research Assistant

Lucas Schiffer is a full-time research assistant at the ISPH and a graduate of the Master’s in Public Health program at the CUNY School of Public Health. He has worked extensively in microbiome data analysis and focuses on reproducible methods using the R language. Prior to his work in bioinformatics, he studied in the health-related basic sciences and was a volunteer EMT. Most of all he enjoys using statistics and data science to find creative solutions to public health challenges. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Recent Publications:

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Ramos M, Schiffer L, Re A, Azhar R, Basunia A, Rodriguez C, Chan T, Chapman P, Davis SR, Gomez-Cabrero D, Culhane AC, Haibe-Kains B, Hansen KD, Kodali H, Louis MS, Mer AS, Riester M, Morgan M, Carey V, Waldron L. Software for the Integration of Multiomics Experiments in Bioconductor. Cancer Res. 2017, 77:e39–e42.

Pasolli E, Schiffer L, Manghi P, Renson A, Obenchain V, Truong DT, Beghini F, Malik F, Ramos M, Dowd JB, Huttenhower C, Morgan M, Segata N, Waldron L. Accessible, curated metagenomic data through ExperimentHub. Nat. Methods 2017, 14:1023–1024.

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