Research Interests and Accomplishments
Rick Stanton is a Senior Bioinformatics Engineer in the Bioinformatics Department at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) focusing on infectious disease research and the development of tools for the analysis and visualization of complex data.
Prior to joining JCVI in 2012, Mr. Stanton designed and implemented innovative platforms for therapeutic drug discovery and development at Amgen. He has gained expertise in flow cytometry, electrophysiology, mass spectrometry, xray diffraction, MRI image construction for differential tumor volume assessments, next generation sequence profiling, expression analysis, transcription factor analysis, signaling pathway elucidation, biomarker identification, target prioritization, target validation, and system modeling. Mr. Stanton received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. from California State University, Northridge with an emphasis on random processes, detection and classification methodologies.