Katriona is a research data scientist at the Alan Turing Institute. She previously completed a PhD at Queen Mary University of London whereby she developed personalised medicine models in autoimmune diseases. During her PhD, she also participated in the Turing's enrichment scheme to develop her work in machine learning with collaborators at the institution.
Prior to her doctoral studies, Katriona also studied Astrophysics (MPhys) at the University of Edinburgh and Biomedical Engineering (MSc) at the University of Strathclyde.
Katriona is a member of the Research Engineering Group (REG) at the Turing Institute. While her background is in physics and bioinformatics, she now works on a range of data science projects in line with the Turing institute’s main challenges.