I am Mohamed Aziz Mezlini (Aziz for my friends), born in Tunisia and now residing in Canada. I am a PhD student at the Computer Science Department of the University of Toronto since 2012.
My work is in the intersection of Computer Science, Mathematics and Genetics (Or for the connoisseurs, I work on Machine learning and Computational biology). My projects are usually about developing computational methods and analyzing genomic data in order to achieve a better understanding of human hereditary disorders and cancers. The ultimate goal is that if we can understand the exact biological causes of diseases in any particular patient, we can design effective personalized treatments.
A few keywords for my research interest: Machine Learning, Computational Biology, Genes, Splicing, SNPs, Expression, Regulation, Heritability and Causality.
I am currently working with Professors Anna Goldenberg and Michael Brudno and collaborating with The Hospital of Sick Children in Toronto.