Leandro de Araújo Lima
< lelimaufc Θ gmail.com >
< llima Θ ime.usp.br >

Current position

Bioinformatics Software Engineer II at Gladstone Institutes / UCSF
Dr. Steve Finkbeiner's Lab, in collaboration with Sirota Lab


Ph.D. in Bioinformatics (2011-2015) at University of São Paulo (USP) (Thesis in Portuguese)
Pre Doctoral Fellow (2014-2015) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Center for Applied Genomics)
M.Sc. in Computer Science (2007-2009) at University of São Paulo (USP) (Dissertation in Portuguese)
B.Sc. in Computer Science (2003-2006) at Federal University of Ceará (UFC)

Main interests

- Data Science/Machine Learning
- Analysis of Social Media Data
- Data Visualization
- Network Analysis

Programming languages and other skills

- Python, R, Java, C, Javascript, Shell script, MySQL, Linux
- Pandas, Scikit Learn
- Linux/Unix systems, high performance parallel computing environment, MapReduce


  • Battle at the Berrics X (BATB X) tricks: detailed analysis of individual tricks of all battles in a skateboarding competition, using Python + Pandas + Jupyter Notebook [analysis][videos].

  • All Battle at the Berrics (skateboarding competition) history on Youtube: analysis of all the battles (views, likes, dislikes) and skaters (view count, view average, all opponents) from BATB downloaded with Youtube API using Python + Pandas + Jupyter Notebook + Cytoscape CyREST [data acquisition and analysis][videos].


  • Workshop on Unix/Linux command-line tools (2015) - Center for Applied Genomics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA, USA) [day 1][day 2]

  • Introduction to R programming language (2017) - Finkbeiner Lab, Gladstone Institutes (San Francisco, CA, USA) [notebook]

GitHub Twitter
WyzAnt tutoring

Curriculum Lattes (Portuguese)
Google Scholar
WyzAnt tutoring
Rosalind ResearchGate

Last update: Jun 28, 2017