Dr. Erika Kuchen

  • Analyst
  • Berlin, Germany

Erika Kuchen is an Analyst with Catenion and lives in Berlin.

Erika studied computational biology at the University of Warwick, UK, and gained her PhD in systems biology of plant development. In her postdoc at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, Germany, she applied her data science skills to investigate the mechanisms underlying therapy resistance in cancer and differentiation of blood cells. During her career in systems biology, Erika worked on many aspects of the life science field including cancer, genomics, plants and cell and developmental biology. Throughout her work, she carried out wet lab experiments as well as computational and mathematical analyses using a variety of techniques and programming languages.

In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors and is the organizer of a hiking club.

Education

Erika studied computational biology at the University of Warwick, UK, and holds a PhD in systems biology of plant development from the University of East Anglia and the John Innes Centre, UK.

Expertise

  • Biostatistics and data science
  • Oncology and cell biology
  • Rare (Orphan) diseases
  • Multi-dimensional indication assessment
  • Market and product evaluation, modeling and forecasting