Martin Triska, Developer in Piešťany, Trnava Region, Slovakia
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Martin Triska

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Visualization Developer

Piešťany, Trnava Region, Slovakia
Toptal Member Since
April 9, 2019

Martin is a well-rounded data scientist with expertise in bioinformatics, genetics, data visualization, and machine learning. With a master's degree in intelligent computer systems and several years of experience, he's ready to tackle his next challenge.


Breakthrough Genomics
Statistical Analysis, Keras, Data Science, Machine Learning, Linux...
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Statistical Analysis, R, Keras, Data Science, Machine Learning, DNA Sequencing...
University of South Wales
Data Science, Linux, OpenMP, Open MPI, Boost, C++, Neural Networks...




Preferred Environment

Pandas, TensorFlow, Python, Git, Ubuntu, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed was a machine learning approach to transcription start site detection (start of a gene).

Work Experience

Senior Bioinformatics Specialist

2018 - 2019
Breakthrough Genomics
  • Automated sentiment estimation from scientific papers.
  • Built neural network deducing pathogenicity of novel mutations based on available information.
  • Developed back-end system seamlessly switching VPN connections to simulate multiple users.
  • Worked on distance, git source control system, and weekly Skype meetings.
  • Visualized all sorts of data in the most understandable way possible.
Technologies: Statistical Analysis, Keras, Data Science, Machine Learning, Linux, RNA Sequencing, SciPy, Plotly, TensorFlow, NumPy, Pandas, Python, Neural Networks

Pre-doctoral research fellow

2013 - 2017
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Analyzed gene expression patterns in the development of Retinoblastoma in fetal retina tissue.
  • Developed a machine learning approach to identifying the transcription start site.
  • Developed method for discovery of novel transcription factor binding sites (sequence motifs).
  • Analyzed genomes of resistant Mycobacterium strains.
  • Managed research Linux servers.
Technologies: Statistical Analysis, R, Keras, Data Science, Machine Learning, DNA Sequencing, Illumos, RNA Sequencing, Oracle, SQL, Bash, C++, NumPy, Pandas, Python, Neural Networks, Visualization

Research assistant

2012 - 2013
University of South Wales
  • Researched transcription factor binding sites.
  • Managed Linux servers.
Technologies: Data Science, Linux, OpenMP, Open MPI, Boost, C++, Neural Networks, Visualization

Set of Scripts for Analysis of Single-cell Gene Expression
This code was developed as part of my effort at Children's Hospital Los Angels in Retinal Development and Tumorigenesis Laboratory.


Python, SQL, R, C++, Bash


NumPy, Pandas, SciPy, Matplotlib, TensorFlow, TensorFlow Deep Learning Library (TFLearn), Keras, PyTorch, Open MPI, OpenMP


BigQuery, Plotly, Git


Scrum, Data Science


Linux, Ubuntu, Oracle, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Illumos, Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Genetics, Next-generation Sequencing, DNA Sequencing, RNA Sequencing, Data, Data Analysis, Complex Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Genetic Algorithms, Neural Networks, Visualization, Google BigQuery, Dashboards, Statistical Analysis, Statistical Modeling, Data Mining, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), GPT, Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT)



2010 - 2011

Master's Degree in Intelligent Computer Systems

University of South Wales - Pontypridd, United Kingdom

2007 - 2010

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technologies

Brno University of Technology - Brno, Czech Republic


Responsible Conduct of Research

Children's Hospital Los Angeles