Bio: Sonika Tyagi


Monash University, Australia

Contact: Email:, Twitter: @tsonika

About Me

Sonika Tyagi is a bioinformatics researcher, trainer and educator. Currently heads up a research group at the Monash University Australia. She has been part of the Australian bioinformatics trainer crew led by the Bioplatforms Australia Ltd., EMBL-Australia Bioinformatics Resource, and Education sub-committee of Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society. She is also a genomics instructor at The Carpentries. She is developing and teaching bioinformatics and computational biology curriculum for under- and post-graduates.

Skills/Topics I Teach

  • R and Python programming
  • Unix shell command line
  • High-throughput sequence data analysis:
    • RNAseq, exome, whole genome sequencing, RADseq, cancer genomics, denovo assembly.
  • Machine learning
  • Data science.

Communities and Projects