Webinar Team Members

Khawla Seddiki

Khawla Seddiki

Communications Chair

Khawla Seddiki is a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics Program at Laval University, Canada, under the supervision of Dr. Arnaud Droit in the Computational Biology laboratory. His areas of interest include working on the development of machine learning and deep learning algorithms for real time clinical diagnosis using 1D, 2D, and 3D mass spectrometry data. She started in 2019 as a volunteer in the communication team of the ISCB-Student Council webinar series program.

Joske Ubels

Joske Ubels

Scientific Program Chair / Broadcast Team Member

Research Interest Research Interest Cancer, genetics, machine learning, prediction of treatment effects.

Aayush Grover

Aayush Grover

Broadcast / Collaborations / Scientific Program Team Member

Aayush is in the final year of his masters in Data Science from the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B), India. His interests broadly lie in the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Molecular Biology. His master thesis focuses on using few-shot learning and multi-omics integration to accurately predict survival in cancer patients. His thesis is co-supervised by Prof. G. Srinivasaraghavan of IIIT-B and Prof. Laurent Gatto of UCLouvain (Belgium).

Serbulent Unsal

Serbulent Unsal

Scientific Program Team Member

Research Interest Research Interest Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Proteomics, Immunology, Cancer Research.

Neeladri Sen

Neeladri Sen

Communications / Collaborations / Scientific Program Team Member

Neeladri Sen is a post-doc in the CATH lab in University College London (UCL) working with Prof. Christine Orengo working on functional site predictions in proteins. He received his PhD from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune working in the field of computational structural biology with the major focus on protein-protein and protein-small molecule interfaces. He is generally interested in computational structural biology – machine learning, protein structure modeling, molecular dynamics, docking. He joined the ISCB-SC Webinars in 2020, and is involved with the Communications, Collaborations and Scientific Program teams.

Ashiq Mahmud

Ashiq Mahmud

Broadcast / Scientific Program Team Member

Research Interest Research Interest Drug discovery, Cancer, HIV, Biofuel production.

Sayane Shome

Sayane Shome

ISCBSC Webinars Co-chair

Sayane Shome is a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program at Iowa State University, USA under the guidance of Dr. Robert L. Jernigan. Her area of research interest lies in computational biophysics, genomics, and machine learning. Her association with ISCB-SC started in 2010 as a volunteer when she joined the core team of Regional Student Group-India. Later, she has served as a President for RSG-India for the term 2012-14 and has also been simultaneously involved in volunteering for Student Council-related activities since then including starting up the ISCB-Student Council webinar series program.

Elizabeth Alfaro Espinoza

Elizabeth Alfaro Espinoza

Design / Website Content / Collaborations / Scientific Program Team Member

Research Interest Research Interest Structural Biology, Protein-Peptide Interactions, Biophysics, Proteomics, Peptidomics.