Dr. Sergi Beltran is the Bioinformatics Analysis Group Leader at the National Center of Genomic Analysis in Barcelona (CNAG-CRG) since 2012. He received his PhD in Biology from the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) in 2006. After working at the Transcriptomics Platform of the Barcelona Science Park and being a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), he became the Bioinformatics manager from UB's Scientific and Technological Centers.
Dr. Beltran's group is devoted to the development and operation of sequencing data analysis and management tools and pipelines. The group collaborates with several national and international projects, mostly related to human health. Regarding rare disorders, he leads the RD-Connect platform development and is part of the ELIXIR rare disease use case, MatchMaker Exchange and the GA4GH's Beacon project.