I studied at UBC and have experience in the following:
With my unique academic background in computer science and the life sciences, I can offer intuitive solutions to improve our current healthcare delivery system.
I am passionate about applying these skills to healthcare and making a difference in people's lives. The ever-growing intersection of technology and healthcare is something I am excited to be a part of.
Find out more about me below!
Representative of UBC's inaugural team for the annual Biomolecular Design competition at Harvard University. Project attained silver designation and won best presentation by audience choice.
Participated in Canada's first major health hackathon. Developed a prototype of a web application for personal tracking of cancer recovery progess.
Competed in UBC's health hackathon. Devised a solution for the lack of inter-operability and compatibility between various EMR systems in British Columbia.
Winning team of Vancouver's only genomics hackathon. Developed bioSyntax: a syntax-highlighting package for computational biology formats.
Involved in Microsoft's Neurodiveristy Hackathon advocating inclusive education for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
You can get in touch with me directly at:
alyssafegen [at] alumni.ubc.ca
or anywhere below!