Principal Database Curator
Sari is a biocurator for the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer (COSMIC).
Her expertise is in literature curation, with specialist knowledge of somatic mutation profiles of cancer genes and the histological classification of solid tumours. Sari has an interest in technical aspects of biocuration to increase throughput and for quality control.
Joined the Sanger Institute as a Biocurator for the COSMIC team
Scientific Data Curator at ChEMBL, EMBL-EBI
Joined Pfizer Global R&D as a Scientist and worked on various drug discovery projects in the laboratory and later as an e-biologist
Research assistant in University of London investigating the molecular pharmacology of colorectal cancer drugs
Research assistant in University of Turku studying hormonally regulated carcinomas and their diagnostic applications
MPhil in Biochemistry, Turku University, Finland
MPhil thesis, Lund University, Sweden: 'Applications of time-resolved fluorescence in immunohistochemistry'
Wallac Co., Finland developing novel analytical and diagnostic methods such as detection of PSA in serum and tissue