Sally Luke is currently UK team lead for the NGS Production Informatics team which is a core facility for the AstraZeneca research unit in the Early Oncology therapy area. She has a technical IT and bioinformatics background with 20+ years’ experience in industry and 15 years at AstraZeneca.? Team responsibilities include running and updating NGS pipelines, managing demand on the compute servers and cloud. Sally, is also responsible for a large outsourced IT project collating all our genomic data as a data lake for machine learning and AI.
Sally has specific scientific expertise in Oncology, including knowledge of cancer variants, targets and pathways, and challenges in circulating tumor DNA analysis. Previous experience at AstraZeneca includes working in the Real-World Evidence and Diagnostics groups.