Dr. Reda Rawi

 Reda Rawi
Postdoctoral researcher
Data Analytics

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Joining the first Computational Biology Research Group at Qatar Foundation and significantly contributing to QCRI’s growth and goals; Setting up collaborations with experimental labs in Qatar (e.g. Qatar Biomedical Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College) and worldwide (e.g. MIT, Purdue University)

Research Focus at QCRI

 
  • Analysis of Functional Genomics data from human and model systems, especially functional Genome-wide Association Studies (GWAS)
  • Protein Function/Structure Prediction
  • Protein-DNA Interaction Prediction
  • Protein and Ligand Design

Previous Experience

 
  • Evolutionary Algorithm Design
  • Evolutionary Computational Protein Design
  • Protein Sequence Analysis
  • Protein Structure Prediction
  • Webpage Design for Scientific issue: CHOYCE (http://choyce.ismb.lon.ac.uk)

Professional Experience

 
  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, Bioinformatics Group, Research Associate, 2008-2013
  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, Teaching Associate, 2009-2013
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Department of Simulation Engineering, Computational Chemistry Group, Research Associate, 2006-2007
  • University of Cologne, Center for Applied Sciences, Research Associate, 2004-2005

Professional Associations and Awards

 

Education

 
  • PhD, Bioinformatics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Medical Biotechnology, Germany, 2013
  • MSc, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom, 2008
  • Diploma, Biomathematics, University of Applied Science Remagen, Germany, 2007

Selected Research

 
  • Mohammed El Anbari, Nawel Nemmour, Othmane Bouhali, Ali Sheharyar, Reda Rawi, and Halima Bensmail, “Computational Neuro-Modeling of Visual Memory: Multimodal Imaging and Analysis”, International Conference on Brain Informatics and Health 2014, (submitted)
  • Yan Wang, Reda Rawi, Daniel Hoffmann, Binlian Sun, Rongge Yang, “Inference of Global HIV-1 Sequence Patterns and Preliminary Feature Analysis”, VIROLOGICA SINICA 2013, 28 (4): 228-238
  • Wang Y.*, Rawi R.*, Wilms C., Heider D., Yang R., Hoffmann D., “A small set of succinct signature patterns distinguishes Chinese and non-Chinese HIV-1 genomes”, PLOS ONE 2013, 8, 3, e58804
  • Rawi R., Whitmore L., Topf M., “CHOYCE: a web server for constrained homology modelling with cryoEM maps”, Bioinformatics 2010, 26, 16, 1673-4

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MIT/QCRI system uses machine learning to build road maps

22/04/2018

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2018

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QCRI Summer Internship Program

Download ICS File 06/05/2018  - 05/07/2018 , Hamad Bin Khalifa Research Complex

Each year, Qatar Computing Research Institute organizes a summer internship program for undergraduate students studying computer science, computer engineering and other disciplines. The internship is unpaid, and QCRI does not provide any visa support.

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Public Talk by Prof. Regina Barzilay "Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text"

Download ICS File 27/03/2018 ,

Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text A talk by Professor Regina Barzilay, MIT CSAIL Winner of 2017 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ At Education City Student ...

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QCRI & MIT-CSAIL Annual Project Review 2018

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Executive Overview Sessions Open to public Date:    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Time:    9:00AM – 3:00PM Venue:  HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room To view full agenda, please click here . To RSVP, ...

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QCRI announces 2018 summer camps for kids

09/07/2018

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QCRI to launch Qatar Center for Artificial Intelligence (QCAI)

14/05/2018

Initiative plans to ramp up development of artificial intelligence technologies to position Qatar as a global leader in AI.

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QCRI hosts humanitarian data skills workshop

09/05/2018

Joint event with UNOCHA's Centre for Humanitarian Data, the Qatar Red Crescent Society and Education Above All Foundation held to devise common practices for data use in humanitarian action.

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