Annabel Cansdale

University of York


  • Pipeline development and workflow management (Snakemake etc.)
  • Containerisation especially conda
  • Metagenomics and the handling of large genomic datasets (+ handling of microbial datasets)
  • The handling of Nanopore sequencing data
  • Target audience is especially PhD/ECRs to attempt to integrate FAIR practices early on.

My work

I’m based at the University of York and I am a Bioinformatician in the Chong Lab specialising in the metagenomics of microbial communities from Anaerobic Digestion. I’m an early career researcher having graduated with an MRes from the Uni in 2020. (See above for interests.)

Online presence


Follow Annabel on Twitter @ac_1513