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Faraz Hach

Principal Investigator

Dr. Hach is an assistant professor in department of Urologic Sciences at University of British Columbia and Senior Research Scientist at Vancouver Prostate Centre. In 2013 he received his PhD in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University. Dr. Hach is the recepient of Ian Lawson Van Toch Memorial Award for outstanding student paper at the 20th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB2012) - see coverage here. He is also recepient of the Governor General's Gold Medal for the best doctoral thesis award from Simon Fraser University in 2014 - see coverage here and here.

 
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Baraa Orabi

PhD Student (Sept, 2019 - present)
Research Assistant (Jan, 2019 - Aug, 2019)
MSc Student (Sept, 2017 - Dec, 2018)

Computer Science, University of British Columbia, Canada
Jointly supervised with Cedric Chauve.

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Fatih Karaoglanoglu

PhD Student (Sept, 2018 - present)

School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Jointly supervised by Cedric Chauve.

 
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Tunc Morova

PhD Student (Jan, 2019 - present)

Bioinformatics Program, University of British Columbia, Canada
Jointly supervised with Nathan Lack.

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Reza Soltani

MSc Student (Sept, 2020 - present)

Bioinformatics Program, University of British Columbia, Canada

 
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Ghazal Ebrahimi

MSc Student (Sept, 2020 - present)

Bioinformatics Program, University of British Columbia, Canada

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Armita Safa

MSc Student (Jan, 2021 - present)
Volunteer Research Student (May 2020 - Dec 2020)

Bioinformatics Program, University of British Columbia, Canada

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Can Kockan

MSc, CS, SFU (Sept, 2014 - Aug, 2016)
Jointly supervised with Dr. S. Cenk Sahinalp

Now: PhD student at Indiana University, USA

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Alex Gawronski

PhD, CS, SFU (Sept, 2013 - Aug, 2018)
Jointly supervised with Dr. S. Cenk Sahinalp

Now: Software Development Engineer at Amazon.com, Inc.

 
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Tizian Schulz

Visiting PhD Research Student (Apr, 2018 - Oct, 2018)

Now: PhD Student at Bielefeld University, Germany

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James Gleave

Summer Intern (July, 2018 - Aug, 2019)

Now: B.Sc. Student at Queen's Univerisity, Canada

 
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Ehsan Haghshenash

PhD, CS, SFU (Sept, 2014 - Apr, 2020)
Jointly supervised with Dr. S. Cenk Sahinalp and Cedric Chauve

Now: Computational Biologist at Ocean Genomics

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Hossein Asghari

MSc, CS, SFU (Sept, 2016 - Aug, 2019)
Research Associate (Oct 2019, Apr, 2020)

Now: Computational Biologist at Ocean Genomics