Jerman Lara

Lara Jerman is a second-year master’s student in mathematics and computer science at the University of Ljubljana. She obtained her degree in biochemistry at the same university and is primarily interested in interdisciplinary research at the intersection of biology and computation. She previously completed a summer research internship at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), where she worked on timing secondary chromosomal copy gains in tumors based on mutational data. This summer, she will be undertaking a project focusing on artificial intelligence with prof. Mateja Jamnik at the University of Cambridge, UK. Outside of her studies, Lara is involved in creating problems for the national logic competition as well as training students through workshops. A former contestant herself, she takes part in the selection and preparation of the International Linguistics Olympiad team. She also writes experiment questions for Male Sive Celice, a children’s TV quiz. She volunteers as a scout, working with youth and taking on various leadership roles. In her spare time, she enjoys books, running, theatre, and traveling.