Nicholas A. Yager


Curriculum Vitae

Education

SUNY College at Geneseo Sep 2011 - May 2015

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Professional Experience

Torch Apr 2018 - Present

Senior Engineer

Delaware North CompaniesJan 2016 - Apr 2018

Data Engineer

OmniSeq, LLC Jun 2015 - Jan 2016

Software Developer

Certifications

Amazon Web Services

Certified DeveloperMay 2017 - May 2019

Certification verification code 7CZK4WECKB14Q4SY

Publications

Hutchison E, Yager NA, Taw MN, et al. Developmental stage influences chromosome segregation patterns and arrangement in the extremely polyploid, giant bacterium Epulopiscium sp. type B. Mol Microbiol. 2017. doi:10.1111/mmi.13860

Conference Participation

Presentations

Yager NA. Web Scraping For Good: How to be a good citizen in the data scraping community. Python Buffalo. Sep 20, 2017. Buffalo, New York, USA
Yager NA, Taylor M. European Flight Restrictions May Inhibit International Propagation of Ebola. Ninth Annual GREAT Day. Apr 21, 2015. Geneseo, New York, USA.
Yager NA, Taylor M, Hartvigsen T. Applications of Machine Learning in Traffic Analysis. Fourth Annual Joint Conference of the Upstate Chapters of the American Statistical Association. Apr 10-11, 2015. Geneseo, New York, USA.
Yager NA, Taylor M. Epidemiology of the Airways: Using World Airplane Flight Paths to Simulate the Spread of Disease. Eighth Annual GREAT Day. Apr 8, 2014. Geneseo, New York, USA.
Ingrassia D, Yager NA, Taylor M. Modeling the Spread and Potential Control of One of the World's Most Common Viruses: the Epstein Barr Virus. Eight Annual GREAT Day. Apr 8, 2014. Geneseo, New York, USA.

Posters

Yager NA, Taylor M. Estimating Epulopiscium Chromosome Density Using Computer Vision. Ninth Annual GREAT Day. Apr 21, 2015. Geneseo, New York, USA.
Yager NA, Taylor M. A Computational Model for the Flight-Based Propagation of Ebola. COPLAC Northeast Regional URSCA Conference. Oct 7-8, 2014. Keene, New Hampshire, USA.

Research Experience

Biomathematics Innovations Group Sep 2012 - May 2015

Projects: Statistical genomics, infectious disease epidemiology, computer vision, and game theory.
Methodologies: Text-mining, pattern recognition, computer vision, spatial statistics, agent-based modeling, deterministic modeling, graph theory, and ordinary differential equation models.

University of Rochester Jun 2016 - Sep 2016

The Grossfield Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry

Project: Application of Markov State Models in the Statistical Analysis of Molecular Dynamics Simulations.
Methodologies: Markov models and processes, eigenanalysis, stochastic simulations, all-atom molecular dynamics simulations and massively-parallel high-performance computing.

Honors and Awards

President's Award for ExcellenceApr 2015

Awarded at the SUNY College at Geneseo Ninth Annual GREAT Day for excellence in academic research.

UP-Stat Data CompetitionApr 2015

Awarded at the Fourth Annual Joint Conference of the Upstate Chapters of the American Statistical Association.

Beta Beta BetaApr 2013

Biology Honor Society

Outreach and Education

Python Buffalo Jun 2017 - Present

Active participant in growing and enabling the Buffalo Python community, and presenter of multiple presentations.

Technical Reviewer Jun 2015 - Apr 2016

Reviewer for the books Mastering RStudio: Develop, Communicate, and Collaborate with R by Julian Hillebrand and Maximillian H. Nierhoff, and Unsupervised Learning with R by Erik Rodriguez Pacheco.

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