< Edward H. Trager >

814 barton drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
cell: +1 (734) 262-1576
email: ed.trager@gmail.com

Technical Skills

Employment Experience

Knowledge Architect in Bioinformatics, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan (May, 2001 - present). Senior engineer on a number of software projects which support genetic studies of hereditary diseases:

Experienced Consultant, Internet Development Center, Arthur Andersen, LLP., Ann Arbor, Michigan (May, 2000 - May, 2001). Served in a wide variety of system administration, management, and development capacities on both client engagements and internal projects. Major roles and accomplishments:

Database Programmer, FUSION: The Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) Genetics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1996 -2000). Provided data management and programming support for one of the largest international studies of the genetics of adult onset diabetes. Major accomplishments:

Senior Programmer-Analyst, D.J. Sullivan and Associates, Inc. (later purchased by of Johnson & Johnson, Inc.), Ann Arbor, Michigan (1992-1996). Designed client-server based data acquisition, analysis, and reporting software for this surgery health care cost management consulting firm. Also performed statistical analyses. Major accomplishments:


University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE), Ann Arbor, Michigan. Master of Science in Forest Ecology and Management. Thesis: Comparative morphology of red oak taxa in ecologically distinct ecosystems in Lower Michigan. Advisor: Dr. Burton V. Barnes. M.S., December 1997.

Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies, Nanjing, China. One-year graduate program in Chinese history, government, politics, economics, and international relations. All courses conducted in Mandarin. Full SAIS scholarship. Certificate, June 1987.

Oberlin College , Oberlin, Ohio. East Asian Studies major, Chinese Language and Literature concentration. Junior year abroad at the Mandarin Training Center, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei. Oberlin College scholarship, 1982-1986. B.A., May 1986.

Selected Scientific Publications

Published Artwork

A portfolio of my artwork, both published and unpublished work, is available online at Trager Studio.

Foreign Languages

Additional Interests