Data Science consultant with 5 years' experience in data analytics. Passion for understanding business needs and translating these into technical solutions. I have extensive experience with transforming large datasets into meaningful insights as a researcher in statistical genetics.

In my spare time I am a semi-professional musician. Playing guitar and drums in two separate bands have improved my public speaking and organizational skills.

Skills in a nutshell: Azure, Bash, Cluster computing, Dashboarding / reporting, Data analysis, Docker, Git, HTML/CSS, Linux, Microsoft Azure SQL, Server, Perl, Power BI, Python, Quantitative research, LaTeX, R, Scrum, SPSS, SQL, Statistics, Unix / GNU Coreutils

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Authors Title Journal Published
De Zeeuw & Hottenga, Ouwens, Dolan, Ehli, Davies, Boomsma, Van Bergen Intergenerational transmission of education and ADHD: Effects of parental genotypes Preprint on bioRxiv Accepted by Behavior Genetics
Ouwens, Jansen, Nivard, Van Dongen, Frieser, Hottenga, et al. A Characterization of Cis- and Trans-Heritability of RNA-Seq Based Gene Expression EJHG Sep 2019
Arias-Vásquez, Groffen, Spijker, Ouwens, Klein & Vojinovic, et al. STXBP5 Antisense RNA 1gene and adult ADHD symptoms Behavior Genetics Jan 2019
Demontis, D., Walters, R.K., Martin, J. et al. Discovery of the first genome-wide significant risk loci for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder Nature Genetics Nov 2018
Ouwens, Jansen, Tolhuis, Slagboom, Penninx, Boomsma A Characterization of Post-Zygotic Mutations Identified in Monozygotic Twins Human Mutation Jul 2018
The Computational Pan-Genomics Consortium Computational pan-genomics: status, promises and challenges. Briefings in Bioinformatics Oct 2016
Middeldorp, Hammerschlag & Ouwens, et al., A Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms in Population-Based Pediatric Cohorts JAACAP Aug 2016
Lubke, Ouwens, De Moor, Trull, Boomsma Population heterogeneity of trait anger and differential associations of trait anger facets with borderline personality features, neuroticism, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and alcohol problems Psychiatry Research Oct 2015
Genetics of Personality Consortium Meta-analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies for Extraversion: Findings from the Genetics of Personality Consortium Behavior Genetics Sep 2015
Genetics of Personality Consortium Meta-analysis of Genome-wide Association Studies for Neuroticism, and the Polygenic Association With Major Depressive Disorder. JAMA Psychiatry Jul 2015
Genetics of Personality Consortium Harmonization of Neuroticism and Extraversion phenotypes across inventories and cohorts in the Genetics of Personality Consortium: an application of Item Response Theory Behavior Genetics Jul 2014