Biocomputing and Media Research Lab

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Former Group Members

  • Bhattarai, Bibek (May 2005 - Oct 2006), Graduate Student Computer Science.
    Research Area: Usability Analysis of Multimedia-Multimodal Web Sites.
    First employment after graduation, eBay.

  • Bhattarai, Bibek (May 2005 - Oct 2006), Graduate Student Computer Science.
    Research Area: Usability Analysis of Multimedia-Multimodal Web Sites.
    First employment after graduation, eBay.

  • Bierman, Robert (September 2005 - 2007), Undergraduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Area: Microarray-Image Compression.
    Awards: First Prize, SFSU College of Engineering, Graduate Project Showcase, 2007 (Physical Sciences Section)
    First employment after graduation, Electronic Arts, Redwood Shores, CA

  • Chan, Tammy (Jan 2005 - Dec 2006), Graduate Student Computer Science.
    Research Area: User-Data Interaction Paradigms for High-Throughput Drug Discovery
    Awards: SFSU College of Science and Engineering Advisory Board Scholarship 2006, SFSU 2005 Graduate Fellowship for Continuing Students.
    First employment after graduation, Exelixis Inc.

  • Chavez, Alex (Sept 2005 - Sept. 2006), Graduate Student Mathematics, NIH-MARC advisee

  • Corlobe, Pierre-Yves (September 2005 - August 2006), Undergraduate Student Computer Science.
    Research Area: Hypermedia.
    First employment after graduation, Kondra Systems (acquired by Google)

  • Dalziel, Ben (September 2007 - June 2009) Graduate Student, Computer Science, co-advised with Dr. Hui Yang (Computer Science)
    Research Area: Microarray Data Visualization and Analysis
    Awards: Outstanding Culminating Research Award, Department of Computer Science SFSU 2009, Second Prize, SFSU College of Engineering, Graduate Project Showcase, 2009 (Physical Sciences Section)
    First employment after graduation, Yahoo!, Sunnyvale, CA

  • Downs, Joseph (September 2009 - December 2010) Undergraduate Student, Computer Science
    Research Area: Analysis of Emergent Media Semantics
    First employment after graduation, FedEx, San Francisco, CA

  • Gater, Ahmed (Jan 2014 - Sept 2014), Graduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Area: Timeseries indexing and retrieval.

  • Hsu, Ya-Wen (Jan 2005 - August 2006), Graduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Area: New Paradigms for Web-Search.
    Awards: Joint Winner, Outstanding Culminating Research Award, Department of Computer Science SFSU 2007, Second Prize (with Naureen Moon), SFSU College of Engineering, Graduate Project Showcase, 2006 (Physical Sciences Section), San Francisco State University Graduate Student Distinguished Achievement Award 2007
    First employment after graduation, eLine LLC.

  • Kim, Jay, Graduate Student, Biology.
    Research Area: Protein structure alignment, structural genomics.

  • Lam, Tony (June 2006 - June 2008), Graduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Area: Multimedia Information Retrieval.

  • Lee, Timothy (June 2005 - 2007), Graduate Student Computer Science, mentoring as thesis advisor.
    Research Area: Algorithms for Mass-Spectrometry Data Analysis.

  • Lewis, Matthew (Fall 2004 - Spring 2005), Undergraduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Area: Interfaces for Web-search.
    First employment after graduation, Google

  • Lipinski-Kruszka, Joanna (January 2006 - 2008), Graduate Student, Biology, co-advised with Dr. Megumi Fuse (Biology).
    Research Area: Computational Modeling of Binding Sites. Awards: Third Prize, SFSU College of Engineering, Graduate Project Showcase, 2007 (Physical Sciences Section)
    Joined PhD Program in Bioinformatics, University of California, San Francisco

  • Malik, Preeti (Jan 2005 -August 2006), Graduate Student Computer Science.
    Research Area: Databases for High-Throughput Drug Discovery.
    Awards: Joint Winner, Outstanding Culminating Research Award, Department of Computer Science SFSU 2007, San Francisco State University Graduate Student Distinguished Achievement Award 2007.
    First employment after graduation, Primavera Systems, San Francisco

  • Massa, Cerdic (September 2005 - August 2006), Undergraduate Student Computer Science. Research Area: Hypermedia. Joined MBA program, SFSU.

  • Moody-Davis, Asher, Graduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Interests: Biological image analysis.

  • Moon, Naureen (October 2004 - 2007), Graduate Student, Computer Science, research mentor.
    Research Area: Biological Text Mining.
    Awards: Second Prize (with Ya-Wen Hsu), SFSU College of Engineering, Graduate Project Showcase, 2006 (Physical Sciences Section), Attendee Google Workshop for Women Engineers (200 students selected in US as attendees).

  • Murad, William, Graduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Interests: Algorithmic determination of disulfide bonds, experiential microarray analysis.
    Joined Cultural Homestay International, San Anselmo, CA as Chief Information Officer.

  • Nakata, Ryohei (September 2009 - December 2010) Graduate Student, Computer Science, co-advised with Dr. James Wong (Computer Science)
    Research Area: Analysis of Emergent Media Semantics

  • Phong, Connie (January 2007 - 2008), Open University, Research Area: Control-Theoretic Modeling of Gene Expression Patterns.
    Joined PhD Program, University of Chicago

  • Pinzon, Juan (Jan 2005 - December 2006), Graduate Student, Computer Science.
    Research Area: Event-Based Modeling and Management of Personal Multimedia.
    First employment after graduation, Apple.

  • Postarnakevich, Nicolay , Graduate Student, Mathematics.
    Research Area: Visualization in computational biology.
    Technical consultant, Silicon Valley.

  • Sasho, Ai. Post-Baccalaureate Student, Chemistry and Biochemistry.
    Research Area: Pharmacogenomics.
    Joined graduate program in Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles.

  • Sayre, Tobias (January 2006 - 2008), Graduate Student, Biology, co-advised with Dr. Zheng-Hui He (Biology).
    Research Area: Protein Structure Comparison and Alignment.
    Joined PhD Program in Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

  • Velasquez, Elinor (June 2005 - June 2006), Graduate Student, Biology, mentored as NIH-MARC advisee.
    Awards: First Prize (with Emmanuel Yera), SFSU College of Engineering, Graduate Project Showcase, 2006 (Physical Sciences Section)
    Joined PhD Program in Bioinformatics, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Yera, Emmanuel (September 2005 - June 2007), Graduate Student, Computer Science, NIH-MARC advisee
    Awards: First Prize (with Elinor Velasquez), SFSU College of Engineering, Graduate Project Showcase, 2006 (Physical Sciences Section)
    Joined PhD Program in Bioinformatics, University of California, San Francisco

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