Ms. Virginia Chen is a senior data scientist at the PROOF Centre of Excellence. She joined the team in 2009, after completing her┬ábachelor’s degree in Combined Honours in Computer Science and Statistics at the University of British Columbia, and her master’s degree in Biostatistics at the University of California, Berkeley. During her time at PROOF, she has been a part of many interdisciplinary teams and accumulated 10 years of experience in statistical programming, molecular profiling analytics, and precision medicine for chronic diseases. Virginia has planned and executed the statistical aspects of many biomarker studies, from initial discovery to clinical implementation, across a variety of clinical datasets and disease indications. She has co-authored many manuscripts and holds several biomarker patents.