Benjamin R. Gochanour

900 E. Lindsey St. • Apt. 2315 • Norman, OK 73071

ben.gochanour@ou.edu

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a data analytics internship for Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and/or Summer 2020.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA Norman, OK

 

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, and Master of Science, Biostatistics, May 2021

 

Minors in Spanish, Medical Humanities

 

GPA: 4.0

INTERESTS

SKILLS

Interested in how novel research methods and statistical analysis can provide solutions to complex problems within medicine, public health, business, sports, and other disciplines.

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND MACHINE LEARNING

Skilled with R, Python, SAS, SQL, JMP, and MATLAB

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Experienced with supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods using Python's scikit-learn library

Experienced with deep learning/recurrent neural network models using Python's keras library

RESEARCH

Design research studies based on a critical evaluation of existing work

Analyze data and construct compelling research posters

Present research to fellow researchers and students across various disciplines

Perform laboratory techniques for DNA analysis, including DNA purification, PCR techniques, and gel electrophoresis

Perform foundational microbiology laboratory techniques, including culturing, aseptic techniques, and bacterial enumeration/identification

COMMUNICATION

Comprehend detailed, technical scientific information and data

Communicate scientific information and data clearly and accurately in oral and written work

Effectively work both independently and as a team member

Keep meticulous notes before, during, and after procedures

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Health Data Science and Analytics Group, College Summer Intern, June 2019-August 2019

Performed data linkage, data cleaning, correlation analysis, and built machine learning models to pinpoint the causes of physiological episodes on naval training flights

University of Oklahoma, Corix Plains Institute, Research Assistant, Fall 2018-Present

Use SGAT, Isorix, isOrigin, and other R packages to improve migration visualization maps

Use Stacks computational pipeline for genomic analysis

University of Oklahoma, Public Health Discussions, Research Consultant, Fall 2018-Present

Develop a mental health training module for undergraduates at OU based off student surveys, interviews with faculty/clinical professionals, and independent research

University of Oklahoma, First Year Research Experience, Participant with Kelly Lab, Fall 2017- Spring 2018

Designed and conducted a study on the effect of handling on the rate of return for Dark- eyed juncos at a study site on OU's campus

Conducted field work (banding and re-sighting birds), lab work (purifying and analyzing DNA from blood), and data analysis work (using R)

Developed and presented a research poster summarizing findings

RELEVANT

MATH 4753: Applied Statistical Methods

COURSEWORK

MATH 4773: Applied Regression Analysis

 

 

BSE 5163: Biostatistical Methods I

ACADEMIC

Presidential Honor Roll

HONORS

National Merit Scholar

 

 

Richard V. Andree Memorial Mathematics Scholarship

REFERENCES

Available upon request