Dr. Uppal received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from University of Iowa in 2007,
MS in Bioinformatics from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009, and Ph.D. in
Bioinformatics with a minor in Predictive Analytics from Georgia Institute of Technology
in 2015. He was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University from 2016 to 2020. He is currently the Director of Data Science at a pharmaceutical company.
He has developed several data visualization and analytics applications using R, Python,
text mining, and machine learning approaches for biomedical, stock market, and imaging
data. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and several book
chapters. He has also served as a PI/Co-I on multiple NIH funded projects focused on
identification of biomarkers of environmental exposures and diseases.