Marco Antonio Tello Palencia

Masters Student

Bioinformatics Program

Marco is a Bioinformatics graduate student at UBC in Dr. Keegan Korthauer's research group. He completed his undergraduate degree in Genomic Sciences at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where he completed some wet-lab projects before deciding he wanted to focus on the analysis of biological data. His main research interest is to understand factors that influence how genes interact with other genes and with the environment. His current research project applies machine learning to unravel associations between differentially methylated regions and changes in gene expression.

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

UBC Crest The official logo of the University of British Columbia. Urgent Message An exclamation mark in a speech bubble. Caret An arrowhead indicating direction. Arrow An arrow indicating direction. Arrow in Circle An arrow indicating direction. Arrow in Circle An arrow indicating direction. Chats Two speech clouds. Facebook The logo for the Facebook social media service. Information The letter 'i' in a circle. Instagram The logo for the Instagram social media service. External Link An arrow entering a square. Linkedin The logo for the LinkedIn social media service. Location Pin A map location pin. Mail An envelope. Menu Three horizontal lines indicating a menu. Minus A minus sign. Telephone An antique telephone. Plus A plus symbol indicating more or the ability to add. Search A magnifying glass. Twitter The logo for the Twitter social media service. Youtube The logo for the YouTube video sharing service.