What we do

Our mission:

fPrime provides custom bioinformatics and data analytics solutions. We specialize in the development of algorithms for inference from complex data sets, data analytics including next-generation sequencing (NGS), predictive modeling, statistical analysis and automation of data processing. Our team consists of a group of scientists and engineers with expertise spanning experimental molecular biology, statistics, machine learning and software development. Our aim is to provide solutions that balance scientific rigor and the needs of an agile business. Our clients include academic labs and biotechnology companies.

Who we are

Our founders:

Joanna Lipinski, Ph.D.

Joanna has 17 years of experience delivering software solutions to both the hightech and biotech industries as well as academia. She holds a PhD from the University of California, San Francisco in Bioinformatics, MS from the San Francisco State University in Biology and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Imke Listerman, Ph.D.

Imke is a seasoned molecular biologist and bioinformatician with expertise in gene expression analysis and biostatistics. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco and received a PhD from the Max Plank Institute in Germany.


Our team:

All members of our team have advanced degrees in science and/or engineering and several years of professional and academic experience. We all share passion for science and big data!

Why us

Key areas of expertise:

Next generation sequencing (NGS) analysis

NGS pipeline development

Mathematical modeling

Stochasting modeling

Machine learning

High-throughput image analysis

Inference of regulatory networks

Data processing automation

Key technical skills:

Java, C/C++, LISP, ASP

R & Matlab

Python, PHP

SQL (Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL)

JavaScript, HTML, css

UNIX, Windows, MacOS