Alejandro is a computational biologist interested in analytical strategies to transform big data into knowledge. He has a PhD degree from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and is an alumnus of the UNAM’s Genomics Undergraduate program. Alejandro is currently a joint postdoctoral fellow between Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard Chan T.H. School of Public Health, where he develops statistical methods to analyze genomic data. He is interested in understanding how transcript isoforms contribute to cellular phenotypes and how epigenetic programs are rewired in cancer. Alejandro has developed four R/Bioconductor software packages and published 14 peer-reviewed articles, which have been cited more than 3,000 times. He is a co-founder of the Mexican Community of Bioinformatics Software Developers, which aims to turn Latin American bioinformatics software users into developers.