CV

My full CV is available  here

Summary

Systems Biology ・ Synthetic Biology ・ Computational Biochemistry

Computational scientist with a focus on developing and applying workflows that integrate large-scale data sets, network-based analysis and structure-based modeling.
Main interests: structural biology, protein molecular dynamics, omics (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics), systems biology & polypharmacology, translational regulation

Research Experience

2016 – Present | Scientific Consultant | Celgene
Key words: high-throughput proteomics, cancer cell lines, protein degradation, target discovery
2015 – Present | Postdoctoral Research | UC San Diego
Supervisor: Prof. Bernhard Palsson, Dept. of Bioengineering
2014 to 2015 | Consultant | Novo Nordisk Foundation, Denmark Tech. Institute
Key words: protein engineering, linker design, molecular therapeutics
2013 to 2015 | Postdoctoral Research |  UC Berkeley and Joint BioEnergy Institute
Supervisor: Prof. Jay D. Keasling, Fuel Synthesis division
2008 to 2013  |  Doctoral Thesis | EPFL, Switzerland
Advisor: Prof. Ursula Rothlisberger, Computational Biochemistry
2007 to 2008  | Master Thesis. | Joint Masters via ENS and UvA
Advisor: Dr. Paul Fleurat-Lessard, Laboratoire de chimie, ENS- Lyon
2006  | Research Internship | Genentech, San Francisco, CA
Advisor: Dr. Vickie Tsui, Computational Medicinal Chemistry
2005 to 2007 | Undergraduate Research Assistant | University of Michigan
Advisor: Prof. Ioan Andricioaei, Department of Biophysics

Education

Oct 2008 – Jul 2013 | Ph.D. Chemistry and Chemical Engineering | EPFL
Sep 2007 – Jun 2008 | M.Sc. Physical Chemistry and Molecular Modeling | ENS-Lyon
Sep 2003 – Jun 2007  | B.Sc. Biochemistry | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Honors, Fellowships and Competitive Funding

2016 Best paper in ACS San Diego session (BIOT presentation, invited manuscript)
2013
Swiss National Science Early Post-doc Mobility Fellowship Grant (100K CHF)
2013 SCNAT/SCS Chemistry Travel Award (500 USD)
2013 Accepted application: Global Young Scientist Summit in Singapore (all expenses paid travel)
2007 Erasmus Mundus AtoSim Masters Fellowship (all expenses paid + salary for 1 yr abroad)
2005 Physical Science and Engineering Research Fellowship (full-time paid summer internship)
2005 Dean’s List (top 10% of class), University of Michigan

Teaching & Outreach

2016 | guest lecturer for Dr. Palsson’s BENG212 graduate level course
2015-present| Project Mentor (4 PhD students) | UCSD
2012-2013 | Project Mentor | EPFL
2 Ph.D. candidates, a master student and 3 undergraduate semester students
2008-2012 | Teaching Assistant | EPFL
Discussion section for : Electronic Structure Theory and MD/ Monte Carlo Methods
2005-2007 | Undergraduate Teaching Assistant | University of Michigan
Undergraduate teaching for general organic chemistry lab (2 semesters) and exam grading

Invited Talks

2015 | Invited Speaker                Zing conference on Computational Chemical Biology, Cairns
2012 | Departmental seminar  Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
2012 | Departmental seminar  Institute of Biology and Chemistry of Proteins, Lyon
2011 | Departmental seminar   University of California Irvine

Conference contributions

2016 | Speaker   American Chemical Society Meeting | San Diego, CA
2015 | Poster       Computational Advances in Drug Design | CECAM, Switzerland
2015 | Speaker    COBRA conference | Heidelberg, Germany
2014 | Attendee  Metabolic Engineering X | Vancouver, Canada
2014 | Poster       COBRA conference | Virgina
2014 | Poster       Biophysical Society | San Francisco
2013 | Speaker    American Chemical Society Meeting | New Orleans
2012 | Attendee  Towards in silico Biological cell | CECAM, Switzerland
2012 | Speaker    Exploring protein interactions; theory and experiments | CECAM
2011 | Speaker     American Chemical Society | Irvine, CA
2010 | Poster       Understanding Molecular Simulation| Amsterdam
2010 | Speaker    Swiss Chemical Society | Zurich, Switzerland
2009 | Poster       Computational Systems Biology | CECAM, Switzerland
2009 | Speaker    Psi K Summer School | San Sebastian, Spain
2009 | Poster       American Chemical Society | Atlanta, GA

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