Assistant Professor at Marquette University
Dr. Serdar Bozdag is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at Marquette University and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He received his BS degree in Computer Engineering at Marmara University and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at the University of California, Riverside. Prior to joining Marquette University, Dr. Bozdag was a postdoctoral fellow in National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Biotechnology Studies Program at the University of Maryland University College.
Dr. Bozdag has published 26 peer-reviewed articles, and received one regional and one NIH R21 grant as Co-Investigator. In 2015, he received the prestigious Way Klingler Young Scholar Award at Marquette. Dr. Bozdag has served as Program Committee member in several conferences in bioinformatics including ISMB, RECOMB DREAM Challenges and ACM-BCB, and as grant panelist in NIH and NSF. He is an editorial board member of Cancer Informatics journal. At Marquette University, Dr. Bozdag leads the bioinformatics lab where his group applies machine learning and data mining methods to solve complex biomedical problems. He is particularly interested in integrating high dimensional biological datasets to infer disease-specific gene regulatory networks, and to build predictive models for biological processes and clinical outcomes.