Staff Scientist, Bioinformatics, Thermo Fisher ScientificBiography
Dr. Eddy joined the Compendia Bioscience™ Translational Bioinformatics Services team, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, in July 2010. In his current position, Dr. Eddy provides oncology genomic solutions including but not limited to: identification and cataloging of actionable cancer driving genetic variants, assisting pharmaceutical partners in the identification/validation of novel drug targets, and the identification of potentially clinically relevant biomarkers using the Oncomine® Platform. Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, he was employed as a scientist at Genstruct, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusettes where he interrogated transcriptional regulatory networks to identify mechanisms of cancer progression, disease recurrence, drug-induced toxicity and drug resistance. He earned his doctorate from Carleton University in 1998 by characterizing the role that the PI3K/AKT and PPAR-gamma pathways in stress adaptation. He subsequently completed his postdoctoral studies at Boston University School of Medicine characterizing kinase signaling networks in breast cancer, and implicated IKBKE as having an oncogenic role in progression of the disease.