Website Content Team

Joske Ubels

Joske Ubels

Scientific Program Chair / Broadcast Team Member

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

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.

Yesid Cuesta Astroz

Yesid Cuesta Astroz

ISCBSC Webinars Co-chair

Research Interest Research Interest Pathogen genomics, Biological networks, Host-Pathogen interactions.

Abhay Agarwal

Abhay Agarwal

Web Developer

Abhay Agarwal is a Data Scientist and Freelance Tech evangelist working with a MNC in Jaipur. He graduated from IIT Kanpur with major Electrical Engineering. He likes to travel, read and find scalable practical solutions to problems. His association with ISCB started in july, 2020 when he was assigned to refurbish the old website.

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.

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).

Melike Dönertaş

Melike Dönertaş

ISCBSC Webinars Founder

Serbulent Unsal

Serbulent Unsal

Scientific Program Team Member

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

Fatma Betul Dincaslan

Fatma Betul Dincaslan

Design Chair

Fatma Betul Dincaslan is a PhD student at NUS Biomedical Engineering. Her main research interest is single cell assay development. She received BSc and MSc degrees from Bilkent University. Her thesis was on Tissue Specific Transcriptome of Zebrafish in Ache Mutant Embryos. She has been actively volunteering in RSG Turkey team. Then, she joined the ISCB-SC Webinars Team as well, leading the design team.

Catalina Valdivia

Catalina Valdivia

Broadcast Chair

Research Interest Research Interest Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Symbiosis and Microbiomes.

Ashiq Mahmud

Ashiq Mahmud

Broadcast / Scientific Program Team Member

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

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.

Selcan Aydin

Selcan Aydin

Scientific Program Team Member

Research Interest Research Interest Quantitative Genetics, Cellular Signaling, Systems Biology, Developmental Biology.

Thiliban Manivarma

Thiliban Manivarma

Communications / Scientific Program Team Member

Research Interest Master Thesis Research Interest Computer Aided Drug Design, Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Structural Bioinformatics, Virology. Master Thesis Computational studies of regulatory mechanism and inhibition of ferroptotic cell death signal.

Marek Prachar

Marek Prachar

Scientific Program Team Member

Research Interest Research Interest Immunoinformatics, Structural Biology.