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Bryan Saldivar Espinoza

PhD Programme

Nutrigenomics and Personalised Nutrition

Research group

Cheminformatics and Nutrition

Supervisor

Gerard Pujadas 

Bio

Bryan Percy has a Bachelor Degree in Telecommunications engineering at Universidad Tecnológica del Perú, and a Master Degree in Technology and Innovation Management at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH). He has been working as a research assistant in the bioinformatics laboratory at UPCH during 2018. There he was working in the application of machine learning and computer vision for tuberculosis and anemia imaging diagnosis, and for counting stomata in plants. Previously, he was working as an entrepreneur in the development of a automatic hydrobiological species' classification using computer vision. Much earlier, he has worked as a technology watch consultant, providing reports about patents to companies.

Project: Integration of omic data for personalized nutrition

The goal of this project is to create a predictive model capable of suggesting the most suitable diet for patients/users given their health condition in order to keep or improve their health. To achieve this aim, data from a variety of types and sources will be integrated. Data from different omic sources (metabolomics, transcriptomics, etc) from varied sample types (urine, feces, blood, etc) and other patients'/users' information such as clinic data and eating habits.