Carrie Wright is an Assistant Scientist in the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). Dr. Wright is a member of the Johns Hopkins Data Science Lab (DaSL), the Open Case Studies team, and the Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) Training Network (ITN). Dr. Wright’s work is focused on innovating ways to make data science and computational biology more accessible to audiences of varied computational experience.

Prior to joining the JHSPH, Dr. Wright was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD), where her research focused on uncovering genetic mechanisms in psychiatric disease (with a particular emphasis on non-coding RNA) through the utilization of data science tools. At LIBD, Dr. Wright co-founded the LIBD rstats club, a community designed to encourage others to learn more about R programming and statistics. Dr. Wright has also served as an instructor for the Baltimore Underground Science Space and the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.

See Dr. Wright’s CV on overleaf.  

You can find Carrie on GitHub at carriewright11.