Fatima is a doctoral student in the Algorithms and Bioinformatics research group at King’s College London. Her research is focused on string algorithms with applications in Computational Molecular Biology. She holds a BSc (Hons.) in Biology, from Queen Mary, University of London and an MSc in Bioinformatics and Theoretical Systems Biology, from Imperial College London. Fatima has been with ISCB RSG-UK since its inception, and is responsible for the group’s outreach.