Shirley Pepke

Research Scientist
Lyrid LLC

Shirley Pepke is a computational biologist who has worked to push the boundaries in terms of translating big data to clinical cancer applications. After Shirley was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she engaged with oncology, genomics, and machine learning researchers to sequence her tumor and develop novel analyses of cancer data in public databases in order to select her treatment regimen. She has a PhD in physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her prior work included research in neurobiology and high throughput genomics at the California Institute of Technology.