People

Current Members

  • Matthew Tanner, PhD student, working on differential splicing.

  • Aseel Awdeh, PhD student, working on chip-seq data analysis.

  • Justin Chitpin, PhD student, working on network lipidomics.

  • Aarthie Senathirajah, PhD student, working on real-time mass spectrometry.

  • Xun Xun Shi, MSc student, working on machine learning for DMS lipidomics

  • Soroush Fard, MSc student, working on machine learning for imaging mass spectrometry

  • Gareth Palidwor, Bioinformatician/Research Assistant

  • Christopher J. Porter, Bioinformatician/Research Assistant

Alumni (partial list)

  • Emily Dunnion, Undergraduate student work on muscle regeneration dynamical modeling, summer 2020

  • Mirana Rambelo, Undergraduate student working on prediction from breast tumor histology, summer 2020

  • Lyna Abrougui, Undergraduate student working on prediction from breast tumor histology, summer 2020

  • Maliha Mamun, Undergraduate student working on gene expression prediction in spatial transcriptomics, summer 2020

  • Cole DiIanni, Undergraduate student working on gene expression prediction in spatial transcriptomics, summer 2020

  • Carson Fischl, Undergraduate student working on gene fusion software, summer 2020

  • Joel Howard, Undergraduate Honors student, working on simulation of RNA-seq fusion data.

  • Ali Karimnezhad, Postdoc, working on variant detection in lung cancer biopsies.

  • Basma Abdelkarim, MSc student, working on superenhancer dynamics.

  • Muhammad Bawany, Undergraduate Honors student, working on ceRNA bioinformatics.

  • Ahmad Sheikh, Undergraduate Honors student, working on ceRNA bioinformatics.

  • Pritish Kalra, Undergraduate Honors student, working on ceRNA bioinformatics.

  • Julie Fiala, MSc student, working on computation for lipidomics.

  • Sam Wang, MSc student, working on covariate-sensitive biomarker discovery.

  • Daniel Sanchez Taltavull, Postdoc 2015 to 2017, worked on systems biology of erythropoiesis. Last seen: Postdoc in Switzerland.

  • Parameswaran Ramachandran, Postdoc 2010 to 2016, worked on digital signal processing and probabilistic modeling approaches to ChIP-Seq data analysis. Last seen: Scientist in the Mak Lab in the University of Toronto.

  • Alex Griffith, MSc 2016, worked on ChIP-seq analyses of erythropoiesis.

  • Yuri Grinberg, Postdoc 2014 to 2015, worked on computational methods for stochastic processes. Last seen: Research Officer at National Research Council Canada.

  • Sharmin Nilufar, Postdoc 2012 to 2015, worked on image processing and machine learning for microscopy. Last seen: As a professional research evaluator, working for Canada Revenue Agency.

  • Jeremie Lefebvre, Postdoc 2010 to 2012, worked on neural stochasticity and inference for jump Markov processes. Last seen: Professor at University of Toronto.

  • Liu Yang, Postdoc 2009 to 2010, worked on regulation and dynamics of the galactose network of yeast. Last seen: Working as an Engineer at Ecobee Inc.

  • Aseel Awdeh, MSc 2015, worked on the theory of dynamical epistasis analysis. Last seen: Continuing on to do her PhD in the lab.

  • Mohamed Ghadie, MSc 2015, worked on methods for analyzing high-throughput data in clinical and stem cell applications. Last seen: Doing a PhD at McGill University.

  • Polaris Jhandi, MSc 2014, worked on Bayesian analysis of high-throughput sequencing data.

  • Pavel Levin, MSc 2012 in Systems Science, worked on inference for jump Markov processes. Last seen: Working as an analyst at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal.

  • Kyle Li, MSc 2011 in Computer Science, worked on "Pooled Designs for Drug Screening". Last seen: Working as a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley.

  • George Summer, MSc 2010, "Functional Data Analysis Approaches to Network Inference." Last seen: Bioinformatician/Researcher at the School of Cardiovascular Disease (CARIM) of the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands.

  • Adi Ophir, MSc 2008, "Quantization, mutual information, and causation." Last seen: Software Engineer at Microsoft.

  • Lee Zamparo, MSc 2008, "Estimating protein copy number form gene expression images.” Last seen: PhD student at University of Toronto.

  • Faiyaz Zamal, MSc 2008, “Relating expression-based and sequence-based estimates of regulation in the gap gene system of Drosophila melanogaster.” Last seen: PhD student at McGill University.