Dr. Serdar Bozdag is an Associate Professor in the Department of 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. In 2014, 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/ISCB Conference on Regulatory & Systems Genomics, Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference and ACM-BCB. Dr. Bozdag has served as grant panelist for NIH and NSF. He is an editorial board member of PLOS ONE and Cancer Informatics journals.
At Marquette University, Dr. Bozdag leads the bioinformatics lab his group’s research goal is to develop open source integrative computational tools that perform secondary analysis of publicly available multi-omics biological, clinical and environmental exposure datasets to infer context-specific regulatory interactions and modules, and to predict disease associated genes and patient-specific drug response.