Northern Institute for Cancer Research

Staff Profile

Dr Amir Enshaei

Bloodwise /14M Genomics Integrative Biology Fellow

Background

Background

Amir is a Bloodwise integrative biology fellow at Northern Institute for Cancer Research (NICR) –His major research is in the context of machine learning, predictive modelling, pattern recognition, feature selection and risk stratification in big biological datasets.

Amir’s Google scholar profile can be found here

Previous Positions

2016- present, Bloodwise /14M Genomics Integrative Biology Fellow, UK
2011 –July 2016, Research Associate, UK
2005 – 2009, Senior Software Engineer, UK
2003-2004, Software Development Manager, UK
2001 – 2003, System Analyst and Software Developer, Iran

2000 – 2003, Software Developer, Iran

 

Qualifications

2008 – 2012, Newcastle University, UK

PhD in Bioinformatics and Machine Learning. ‘Development of Artificial Intelligence Systems as a prediction tool in Ovarian cancer’

2007 – 2008, Northumbria University, UK

MSc in Informatics

2004 – 2007, Northumbria University, UK  

BSc in Computing Studies

2000-2003, Kerman University, Iran

BSc in computer science

Awards

2016, Awarded a four years Bloodwise integrative biology fellowship

2008, EPSRC Research Scholarship for Doctoral Training, Newcastle University, UK

2008, Best MSc project of the year by British Airways, Northumbria University, UK

2007, CTA Studentship Scheme, Northumbria University, UK

Publications