Allyson Lister

FORCE11 Member since February 11, 2015
  • Organization/Institution: University of Oxford


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I am currently working as a Knowledge Engineer on the BioSharing project.

My main areas of interest are ontologies, data integration, semantic data, and science outreach. You can find me on LinkedIn, WordPress, Google+ and Twitter.

I completed my PhD in early 2012 while a full time staff researcher at Newcastle University, and continued working there part time until 2014. You can read my PhD thesis on my blog, as I’ve converted the Latex to a WordPress-friendly format.

Between 2012 and 2014 I also worked part time on the Software Ontology as an ontologist with the University of Manchester. Until March 2011, I was a Research Associate with CISBAN, also at Newcastle University. Before that, I spent 6 1/2 years at the EBI working on UniProt. Prior to the EBI, I received my undergraduate degree in Biology (with a second major in Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations) at Rice University, and received a MSc in Bioinformatics from the University of York.

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