Manager, Computational Biology
B.S., Computer Science, University of Kansas
Madelaine Gogol is a Manager in the Computational Biology Core Facility at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. She has been teaching the Programming Pre-Course since 2012.
In her current role, she leads a small team of analysts within the core, helping set directions on analysis, guide communication, troubleshoot problems, and identify how to best handle new or complex data types. She also continues her role as primary analyst on several projects. She teaches many other courses within Stowers so everyone can learn how to analyze data. Through the International Society for Computational Biology, she has been one of the organizers of bioinfo-core, a group for people in bioinformatics core facilities to help share good ideas and get help and advice from others worldwide.
Born and raised in Manhattan, Kansas, Gogol earned a B.S. in computer science from the University of Kansas. She worked for a year after college in bioinformatics at the University of Delaware and returned to the Kansas City area to work for Stowers since 2005, transitioning to a management role in 2021.